Tag: parenting

The Shrieking Horror of Castle Lemongrab

“Sometimes I tried to imitate the pleasant songs of the birds but was unable. Sometimes I wished to express my sensations in my own mode, but the uncouth and inarticulate sounds which broke from me frightened me into silence again” (Frankenstein, 110). “He raised her and smiled with […]

The Specter of Frankenstein

The specter of Victor Frankenstein’s creature has been haunting me, confronting me with the horror of his creation and inherent in his being. He stalks me, in his way, as surely as he stalked Victor. Perhaps he’s just been curiously peering at me, as the creature watched humans […]