Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus. Mary Shelley, 1818 How many truly horrible things can happen to one person?. Shelley’s Sad, Sad Life. Father-William Godwin, radical philosopher Mother-Mary Wollstonecraft, noted feminist intellectual, died shortly after childbirth
How many truly horrible things can happen to one person?
ro·man·ti·cism (r -m n t -s z m)
1. often Romanticism An artistic and intellectual movement originating in Europe in the late 18th century and characterized by a heightened interest in nature, emphasis on the individual's expression of emotion and imagination, departure from the attitudes and forms of classicism, and rebellion against established social rules and conventions.
2. Romantic quality or spirit in thought, expression, or action.
Upon the wide, wide sea---
And God will not take pity on
My soul in agony!