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Life Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin her maiden name was a prominent writer though over looked literary figure during the Romantic Era of English Literature Galenet Mary Shelleys Frankenstein was first published in 1818 Bennett Mary started writing Frankenstein before she was nineteen and finished less than a year later Frankenstein is about a man whose desire to create life drives him to build a monster and ultimately results in his own ruin Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein incorporating similarities of her life into the novel Mary Shelley was born to Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin on August 30 1797 the eighth day of the French Revolution Bishop Her mother was a famous feminist and her father was a philosopher and novelist Woodbridge Mary Shelley had high expectations put on her since birth because of her parents standings Ten days after Mary was born her mother died from complications at labor Since her mother died that left her father William Godwin an undemonstrative and self absorbed intellectual to care for both Mary and Fanny Imlay Marys half-sister from prior marriage Bennett Marys father remarried four years later which brought a stepmother and two step children into her life These new additions to the family help Marys home life a little The new Mrs Godwin favored her own children which left Mary by herself and unhappy Mary was never formally educated but absorbed the intellectual atmosphere created by her father Mary read a wide variety of books most of them were written by her mother who she idolized Marys favorite place to escape to was her mothers grave in the StPancras churchyard She would go there to read and write and eventually to meet her lover Percy Shelly Percy Bysshe Shelley was a famous poet but admired Godwin Marys father Percy visited Godwins home and briefly met Mary when she was fourteen but their attraction did not take hold until a following meeting
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