Monster Essay Topics

Emotions & the monster

Acceptance is very important in society, and the same perceptions apply just as much today as they did in the 1800’s. It is part of human nature to make instant judgments, and to form first impressions of a person before you know what they are really like, and this is what happened to Frankenstein’s monster… View Article

Frankenstein and the monster

“How far should we feel pity for both Frankenstein and the monster? ” Essay By looking carefully at the arguments both for and against feeling pity for Frankenstein and his monster, it is easy to see that we should feel much pity for both. The “monster” was brought to life on a dark night and… View Article

The description of the monster

Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelley, in the year 1816. It was decided upon, one stormy night in Geneva, that her, her husband and two others would all write horror stories for each other. Mary then got her inspiration from sciences at the time, like Galvani’s theories of electricity’s effect on animal bodies and muscles… View Article

The female monster

Mary Shelley has constructed her gothic novel, Frankenstein, to include an array of passive female leads. This would not be unheard of in 1818, however Shelley was the daughter of an important feminist, and she herself possessed many of these same values and perspectives. With that in mind it can easily been understood that Shelley… View Article

Misery made me a friend

  It takes an evil person to kill an inocent small boy barely old enough to fend for himself. He was only a young child, he didn’t have a chance against a Monster with the strength of twenty grown men. What the Monster did was out of revenge. Revenge is a human nature but is… View Article

Sympathy in Chapter 5 of Frankenstien

Sympathy is created through its speech, its action, and the mistreatment it suffers. Shelley ultimately shows how the Monster should be pitied, rather than criticised. We first see the Monster through the eyes of Robert Walton, who describes it as being “of gigantic stature”. This could arouse alarm rather than sympathy, and this alarm is… View Article

A Monster Cannot Be Created

Do Humans have freewill or are they products of their environment? Everyone is different, everyone lives a different life, which factor cause a person to be the way they are nature or nurture? In Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein human nature causes Victor Frankenstein to become the real monster of the novel. First of all let’s start out… View Article

The Green Eyed Monster

When studying a new language, the curriculum involves more than just reading a textbook and listening to your instructor – you must hear yourself speak, feel the sound as your mouth struggles to create it, at the same time programming your brain to associate a meaning for it. Only when you hear the pronunciation and… View Article

The Loch Ness Monster

It was on May 2nd 1933 that the Loch Ness Monster was formally said to have been sighted on the Scottish Lake. Loch means lake in Scottish and although this was not the first time that the creature was sighted but it was from here that it was given the name of monster (Stephen Wagner,… View Article

Monsters

Monsters are embodiments or personifications of social anxieties. For example, in general terms, vampires represent our fears and desires about sex; zombies represent our fear of the mob and loss of individuality; werewolves represent our animalistic selves and the transformation into madness; ghosts represent histories of traumatic events and troubled memories; witches represent the male… View Article

Monster by Sanyika Shakur

The book Monster by Sanyika Shakur is the story of one gang member’s life of crime growing up in a crime ridden neighbourhood outside Los Angeles. Then known as Kody Scott but given the name Monster by his fellow gang members because of his vicious and ruthless acts of violence, Shakur relates a life of… View Article

The One Eyed Monster in the Corner

I am still haunted by the vivid tales of mansion 106, the elders claimed that in 106 there lived a horrible creature beyond our imagination; they called it the dreaded monster with the one eye. It was said that this monster lived solely on human flesh and that the monster was ugly baring a distinct… View Article

Study Questions and Essay Topics in Frankenstein

Discuss the novel’s shifts in narrative perspective. What is the effect of presenting different characters’ viewpoints, especially those of Victor and the monster? Narrative in Frankenstein shifts from Robert Walton to Victor Frankenstein to the monster and finally back to Walton. With each shift of perspective, the reader gains new information about both the facts… View Article