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How are Angels in America and Frankenstein similar?

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One particular similarity between both works is the idea of how human beings can abandon those to whom connection is evident.  Victor abandoned the creature when he approaches him.  Louis abandons Prior and Joe abandons Harper in much the same way that Victor abandons the creature.  In both, there is abandonment as part of what it means to be human.  At the same time, I think that both works speak to a...

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