Discuss post-colonialism in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

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The way to approach this question if I were you would be to explore the parallels between Victor Frankenstein and the monster/creature that he creates and the relationship between the colonised and the European. Certainly, if we think of it this way, there is a lot about identity--a key post-colonial theme--that we could comment on. Consider the following point.

One crucial issue in colonialism is the way that Europeans went to places with the aim of "civilising" the natives, or teaching them how to be European and to reason and to read and write. Yet, having learnt such skills, the "natives" found that although they had been taught all of...

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