Questions tagged [mary-shelley]

Questions related to the English author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797 – 1851) and her work. She is best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein (1818) but also wrote short stories, biographies and travelogues. She was married to Percy Bysshe Shelley in the years 1816 – 1822.

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Frankenstein's Repulsion towards his Monster

Throughout the novel, Victor Frankenstein is horrified at the fact that he created his monster. However, he does not discuss any emotional or moral reservations towards the act of creating the monster ...
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Where did the idea that Frankenstein is the name of the monster come from?

I know that the monster is addressed as Frankenstein in several spin off movies, but after doing some primary research cant find where this idea came from. Thanks in advance!