I ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel..." "There was none among the myriads of men who existed who would pity or assist me; and should I feel kindness towards my enemies? No: from that moment I declared everlasting war against the species, and, more than all, against him who had formed me, and sent me forth to this insupportable misery." - Mary Shelley, Frankenstein Frankenstein (1818) is a brilliant story curated by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley of a scientist named Victor Frankenstein and his obsession with creating life. He darns various body parts to create a creature and infuses life into it. The first sight of his creation horrifies Frankenstein. Terrified of the 'monster' he has created, Frankenstein wishes him away. But the tale takes an interesting turn when the monster starts having desires of his own and refuses to live in this world alone.