Excerpt I from Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein"

Excerpt I from Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein"

The Apple Seed

May Stories

Episode: May Stories

  • May 12, 2016 6:00 pm
  • 9:58 mins

In an episode devoted to spring and new life, Frankenstein might seem like an odd choice. However, Mary Shelley's horror classic is also a story of a doctor who meticulously looks at how things grow, the relationship between creator and creation, and ultimately, of family and relationships. In this scene, "the wretch" (as Frankenstein's monster is referred to in the original tome) comes to life to the horror of its master.