In the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, many parallels can be drawn between the lyrics, origin, and mode of Poison's song "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". For example, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn", written in 1986, comes from an actual experience of one of the band members in which his dream becomes fulfilled by recording an album and going on tour. At this same point in time he receives word from one of his friends in
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story within the lyrics, an image of success becomes plagued by problems. After Victor, the monster, and the musician start to have setbacks, they then go into a lonely period, which relates to the parts in the song, "every cowboy sings his sad, sad song" (Chorus line 3) and "every night has its dawn" (Chorus line 2). Multiple metaphors and themes from both the song and the book correspond with Victor, the monster, and the two authors.