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Mary Shelleys Frankenstein has many tones but the main two are mystery and terror These two tones are portrayed through gothic and romantic characteristics The gothic parts of the story are its melodramatic characters the characters moral transgression and the mystery and terror incorporated in Frankensteins events The romantic parts of Frankenstein have to do with a characters infinite striving towards a goal isolation and the supernatural and strangeness in beautyOne of Frankensteins melodramatic sections of the book is when Victor Frankenstein ran to his room and locked his door after he saw the creature open its eye for the first time Another example of the melodramatic parts of Frankenstein is after the creature starts murdering his family and friends victor goes to nature and sits down and cries because its so beautiful The last example is the way Victor reacted to the death of his sweet new wife Elizabeth It is said in the book Frankenstein that after seeing his dear Elizabeth thrown across the bed Victor exclaims Why am I here to relate the destruction of the best hope and the purest creature on Earth166 The melodramatic parts of the story make it more detailed and dramatic The melodramatic sections of Frankenstein help the story portray mystery and terror Mystery and terror impacted the novel Frankenstein by creating its plot line and adding much needed suspense to the story The evolution of science in general scared the people of the gothic ERA In Frankenstein the fact that no one knows who is killing Victors family shows mystery and terror Also on Victors wedding night the way that Elizabeths body is found lifeless and inanimate 166 Victor says that she was thrown across the bed her hair was hanging down and her poor distorted features were half covered by her hair 166The last of the gothic characteristics of Frankenstein is the moral transgression of its characters One example of this would be when
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