So who is that scientist Frankenstein and what is that creepy creation anyway? In this BrainPOP UK movie, you’ll find out about the Frankenstein character as Tim and Moby introduce you to one of the classics of British literature. In this educational, animated movie, find out why Dr. Frankenstein creates his monster and what Mary Shelley was thinking about when she wrote the novel. You’ll also learn why Frankenstein is considered a Romantic novel and what the Enlightenment movement the Romantics were rebelling against was about. Finally, Tim will show you why Frankenstein influenced the science-fiction genre the most, as well as what concerns modern society shares with Mary Shelley. But don’t worry — we won’t spoil the ending!

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