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The works Alastor Frankstein and Manfred have several concerns or issues in common Since all three of these authors were in close contact with one another and Byrons ghost-story sessions are said to have provided the initial impetus for Mary Shellys Frankenstein then it would not be inconceivable for these works to discuss common issues The main issue that is discussed in all three works is mans desire to poses nature and the consequences incurred as a result of this desire All three works illustrate how mans quest for a deeper knowledge of nature transformed into a destructive force in their lives In Percy Shellys Alastor the main character is described as being in complete awe of the universe much like the main characters in Frankenstein and Manfred The entire poem appears to be a worship of nature The first few lines of the poem read Earth Ocean Air beloved brotherhood If our great Mother has imbued my soul With aught of natural pretty to feel Your love and recompense the loon with mine The poet seems to feel connected to nature and was to learn more about it However he seemed to be unable to satisfy his thirst and as long as there was more knowledge of nature for him to acquire he was able to remain joyous and tranquil And my heart ever gazes on the depth of thy deep mysteries After a while this quest could no longer satisfy him and his mind is suddenly fill the desire to poses nature it longs for a connection with someone or something that is on the same level that he thinks that he is on the same level of intelligence The vision in which he embodies his own imagination unites all of the wonderful or wise or beautiful which the poet the philosopher or the lover could depicture The intellectual faculties the imagination the functions of sense have their respective requisitions on
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