Mature readers should read Shelley's Mary because it brings to life the sensitive young woman who wrote Frankenstein. The biography exposes readers to the exhaustive allusiveness of Frankenstein and familiarizes them with the relationships and tragedies that touched Mary Shelley's life. This knowledge awakens readers to serious cultural and ethical problems still unsolved.
By titling this biography Shelley's Mary, the author calls attention to one of the most important relationships of Mary Shelley's life: her love affair and marriage with Percy Bysshe...
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