epic poem, that he empathizes with Satan's role in the story. "Excerpts from Reading Frankenstein : Mary Shelley as 21st Century Artificial Life Scientist". What would be the benefits to society? Sitting around a log fire at Byron's villa, the company amused themselves by reading German ghost stories translated into French from the book Fantasmagoriana, 12 then Byron proposed that they "each write a ghost story".
Characters edit Victor Frankenstein Protagonist and narrator of most of the story. New York: MLA, 1990. The creature has often been mistakenly called "Frankenstein". Percy had a sister named Elizabeth; Victor had an adopted sister named Elizabeth. "Frankenstein and the Origins of Science Fiction". John Mills played the blind man. For the historic German castles and other uses, see. Atlanta, GA: Grove Press, 2002. 2009: Anuman Interactive (French publisher) launches Frankestein, a hidden objects game freely inspired by Mary Shelleys book, on iPhone and iPad. Seven years younger than Victor.