Light

Title

Light

Subject

Visual

Description

Frankenstein is a book by Marry Shelley published in 1818. It accounts a scientist that creates life from dead body parts, creating a creature that he becomes afraid of.
Tone - the use of light in Frankenstein gives the book a Gothic tone, by the use of fire. The lighting from fire gives the book an ominous feel.
Mood - in the book, several descriptions reflect a dark mood, with the use of little light.

Creator

Mary Shelley

Source

Frankenstein by Marry Shelley

Publisher

Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones.

Date

January 1, 1818
October 22, 2018

Contributor

Alec Kulm

Format

Print

Language

English

Type

Speculative Fiction
Science Fiction
Horror
Gothic Literature

Identifier

Fire
knowledge
warmth
survival
destruction

Coverage

Geneva
Summer of 1818 - "Year with no summer"
Fire
Scene when creature burns down house
Day
Seasons

Citation

Mary Shelley, “Light,” The Museum of Fictional Literary Artifacts, accessed July 20, 2024, https://mfla.omeka.net/items/show/377.