Monday, September 3, 2012
The Benchmark in Gothic Horror
If you haven't read Mary Shelley's Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, you ought to give it a whirl. Sure, that early 19th century Gothic writing style is tough to trudge through, but make a little effort, and you will certainly be well-rewarded. If you don't want to apply your brain, I'm sure Victor Frankenstein could put it to good use.
Still Plenty Scary Even After Two Centuries,
Cauli Le Chat
MPL Roving Reporter
Readers' Advisory News Beat
P.S. When Universal Studios released the movie Frankenstein (1931), it must have shocked and amazed audiences accustomed to lighter fare. Here's the movie trailer.