frankenstein : Common Errors in English

About frankenstein

“Frankenstein” is the name of the scientist who creates the monster in Mary Shelley’s novel. The monster itself has no name, but is referred to popularly as “Frankenstein’s monster.”

frankenstein Meaning(s)

  • (n) an agency that escapes control and destroys its creator
  • (n) the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
  • (n) the fictional Swiss scientist who was the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses

frankenstein in News

  1. Slugabed on Joining Ninja Tune and Releasing a Free New EP

    Approaching production as Dr. Frankenstein would a cadaver, U.K. producer/DJ Greg Feldwick, aka Slugabed, rips apart genres only to stitch them back together. Combining elements of hip-hop, dubs...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: SF Weekly Blogs

  2. Metal Musical Monster: Landless Theatre Company offers a ''prog-metal opera'' version of ''Frankenstein''

    Stage: ''That's pretty much what we do, a lot of rock operas and rock musicals, anything with a little punch to it,'' says Melissa Baughman of Landless Theatre Company. But Richard Campbell's Frankenstein , the quirky local theater company's latest production, is slightly different still -- and a lot punchier. Frankenstein ''It's a 'prog-metal opera,' which is pretty specific,'' Baughman, the ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Metro Weekly

  3. ‘Young Frankenstein’ coming to Lincoln Park

    The Lincoln Park Theatre Company is once again preparing for its upcoming musical at Lincoln Park. “Young Frankenstein,” co-directed by Rick Prentice and Ron Soderstrom, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the park.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Danville Commercial-News

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