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The Modern Prometheus By English Novelist Mary Shelley was published in year January 1, 1818

Mary Shelley: The film Frankenstein depicts the narrative of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who, in an unusual scientific experiment, produces a sentient monster.

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Mary Shelley: The film Frankenstein depicts the narrative of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who, in an unusual scientific experiment, produces a sentient monster.

Mary Shelley began writing the description when she was 18 years old, and the first version was published anonymously on January 1, 1818, when she was 20 years old, in London. In the following edition, printed in Paris in 1821, her name first appeared.

Mary Shelley travelled around Europe in 1815, arriving in Gernsheim, Germany, 17 kilometres from Frankenstein Castle, where an alchemist had been conducting experiments two centuries earlier. She then travelled to Geneva, Switzerland, where the majority of the narrative takes place.

Her associates, notably her boyfriend and eventual husband Percy B. Shelley, spoke about Galvanism and esoteric beliefs. A competition was held in 1816 between Mary, Percy, and Lord Byron to discover who could create the finest horror fiction.

Shelley was inspired to write Frankenstein by picturing a scientist who created life and was frightened by what he had produced after contemplating for days. 

Although Frankenstein has aspects of the Gothic book and the Romantic movement, Brian Aldiss claims that it is the first real science fiction narrative. In contrast to earlier novels with fanciful aspects reminiscent of later science fiction, Aldiss claims that the protagonist “takes a deliberate decision” and “turns to modern laboratory techniques” to obtain extraordinary outcomes.

The work significantly influenced literature and popular culture, spawning a whole genre of horror stories, films, and plays.
Since the novel’s publication, the surname “Frankenstein” has been incorrectly applied to the monster rather than his creator/father.
In the eighteenth century, the tale takes place. Walton is a failing writer who embarks on a journey to the North Pole in the hopes of learning more about science. During the trip, the group notices a dog sled being pulled by a massive figure. A few hours later, the group finds Victor Frankenstein, who is practically frozen and malnourished.
Frankenstein has remained on the scene for the colossal guy spotted by Walton’s crew. Frankenstein begins to recover from his effort; he recognizes in Walton the same fixation that has ruined him, and as a warning, he tells Walton a narrative of his life’s sorrows. The narrated story serves as the backdrop for Frankenstein’s story.

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