Frankenstein Versus Prometheus
What do a god and a crazy doctor have in common? Nothing right! Wrong! In the stories Prometheus and Frankenstein the protagonists are very alike in many ways. They both tried to play god, steal, and they both get punished for what they did.
In the stories Prometheus and Frankenstein the protagonists both tried to play God in their own way. They did this by trying to create their own being or
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and ardor that far exceeded moderation, but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart. Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created." Pg.169.
Who would have guessed that a role model and a nut case could be so much alike? Therefore, in the story Frankenstein and in the story Prometheus both protagonists play god, steal, and get punished. Go figure?