Frankenstein’s Subtitle “Modern Prometheus” Explained

After finishing Shelley’s Frankenstein, I can fully appreciate the significance and foreshadow of the subtitle: The Modern Prometheus, as it parallels Victor’s story in many aspects. Prometheus breaks Zeus’s rules, a God, and steals fire to give to mankind. Similarly, Victor violates the laws of nature and steals God’s ability to give life. Prometheus is … Continue reading Frankenstein’s Subtitle “Modern Prometheus” Explained