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Aksha y Pa te l Pe riod 7/8 Mora le s Frankenstein Essay Mary Shelley refers to Frankenstein as “the Modern Prometheus. They are similar and different in many ways. Prometheus in Greek mythology was the son of titan. He was very smart and known for his vast intelligence. He was basically the sovereign of the human population. This analogy is very true, the main comparison being their creation of a human. Prometheus used clay and Victor used parts of dead bodies. In the book “Frankenstein”, the main character Victor Frankenstein is very egotistical. He lets his ego get to him as he commits foolish acts. He is a doctor and would really like to know how life was created. He states, “so much has been done, exclaimed the soul of Frankenstein more, for more, will I achieve; treading in the steps already marked, I will pioneer a new way.” As you see through this quote, Victor is very egotistical. He will do anything to find the creation of mankind. There are some things some people should not know, and the creation of the human is one of them. Prometheus was the champ of all human people. He was very intelligent. Prometheus stole fire from Zeus and gave it to the mortal people. Zeus really wanted to let the human population die out. He didn’t care about them. But, Prometheus on the other hand gave the mortals many gifts. He gave them crafts, signs in the sky, metals,
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