Biblical Allusions In Frankenstein

What are some biblical allusions in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein?

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There are two main biblical allusions found in Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein. The first allusion is found in chapter four of the novel and the second found in chapter fifteen.

In chapter four, Victor is defining the importance of his success in re-animating life. For Victor, the re-animation of life insures that he will be blessed as a "creator and source." Essentially, Victor defines himself as a god. Given Christian ideology supports and believes God to be the only one who is able to create life (outside of giving birth), Victor sets himself up as a god. This, more specifically, speaks to Genesis and the creation...

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