Victor Frankenstein

Title

Victor Frankenstein

Subject

Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his thirst for knowledge creates the theme for the novel.
Dialogue of Frankenstein is possible because of Victor's reflection upon what happened to him.

Description

Dr. Victor Frankenstein has a vast thirst for knowledge, but does not have much in the way wisdom in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus. The novel ultimately questions the wisdom in Dr. Frankenstein's God-like ability to create life.

Creator

Mary Shelley

Source

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

Publisher

Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones

Date

January 1, 1818
October 25, 2018

Contributor

Melanie Gunn

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

Mary Shelley

Format

Book, image file

Language

English

Type

Speculative Fiction
Science Fiction

Identifier

Frankenstein
Victor Frankenstein
science fiction
Creator
Scientist
God-like imposter? "Wanna-be God"

Coverage

Frankenstein, science fiction, God, Adam, Frankenstein's monster
Arctic
Geneva
Student
Morally Ambiguous
Egotistical

Files

Victor.jpg

Citation

Mary Shelley, “Victor Frankenstein,” The Museum of Fictional Literary Artifacts, accessed April 15, 2024, https://mfla.omeka.net/items/show/380.