The Theme of Isolation in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Fatmanur Sılığ


The concept of isolation has been an important issue in human history whether the person wants isolation or the one who has been isolated by other people around. Being isolated from society is described as one of the worst feelings that one can experience by some authors. In some literary works there can be found the theme of isolation in many different ways. However, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein gives a fascinating insight into the very idea of isolation depending on the creature’s looks. This paper will show how human prejudice can lead to the isolation of indeed an innocent creature.


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Sılığ, F. (2020). The Theme of Isolation in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Journal of English Language and Literature Club, 2(1), 43-46. Retrieved from


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