Why is Frankenstein still important today?

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One of the most significant reasons that Frankenstein is still important today is that it raises questions about medical and scientific ethics that we still grapple with, even now. For example, one might feel that Victor Frankenstein goes too far with his experiment. Arguably, his intentions are good; he wants to find a way to render human beings incapable of any death but a violent one. He wants to find a way to...

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