Frankenstein Movie

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Jonathan Gold October 10, 2005 Dr. Mary Mar-Precept Frankenstein Film Response In the case of Frankenstein and the movie version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, there were notable differences and similarities. So much, in my opinion, was changed that I believe the movie leaves you to sympathies more with Frankenstein and his monster then ever before. The shortness of the film is an indication that the film would be leaving a lot out, and would therefore lack detail. Some similarities included in the film with the novel are the themes of friendship and loneliness, along with social acceptance. Some main differences in the movie were with the education of the monster, some names and characters changes, and the entire ending. In my opinion the movie did not do Mary Shelley’s novel justice, I felt that the deeper, more important, meanings in the novel were lost in its transition to the big screen. A notable difference between the book and the movie was the in the movie, an unnatural brain was clearly used for the mind, and the monster never educated, or was
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2009 for the course ENG 100 taught by Professor Marr during the Spring '09 term at Union.

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