Chapter: English Literature During The Romantic Period
Victor's mom is on her deathbed, dying of scarlet fever. I always find it kind of strange when characters in old books die from diseases we can easily cure with over-the-counter pills. I suppose it just demonstrates how far we've advanced in medical science. Woe to Mrs. Frankenstein. If only there was a Walgreens in the 18th Century.
Author: Mary Shelley •
Year: 1818 •
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