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1: Psychoanalytic readings of Victor's dream or of the entire text of include: J. M. Hill, '' and the Physiognomy of Desire''; Gordon D. Hirsch, ''The Monster Was a Lady: on the Psychology of Mary Shelley's ''; Gerhard Joseph, ''Frankenstein's Dream: The Child as Father of the Monster''; Ellen Moers, ; Susan Harris Smith, '': Mary Shelley's Psychic Divisiveness''; Peter Brooks, '' 'Godlike Science / Unhallowed Arts': Language and Monstrosity in ''; Andrew Griffin, ''Fire and Ice in ''; U. C. Knoepflmacher, ''Thoughts on the Aggressions of Daughters''; Barbara Johnson, ''My Monster / My Self''; Margaret Homans, ; William Veeder, Frankenstein;Anne K. Mellor, ''Possessing Nature: The Female in ''; Ronald R. Thomas, ; and David Collings, ''The Monster and the Imaginary Mother: A Lacanian Reading of ''. Almost all of these critical works pay particular attention to Victor's or Mary Shelley's dreams, or both.

2: No previous readings of the dreams have been informed by cultural criticism, but two recent essays employ this method to examine other aspects of : H. L. Malchow's ''Frankenstein's Monster and Images of Race in Nineteenth-Century Britain'' and Lee Heller's '' and the Cultural Uses of the Gothic.'' In addition, Mary Lowe-Evans employs a ''biographical-historicist'' approach in her recent book Frankenstein: .

3: Hartley S. Spatt, for example, calls Victor's dream ''the Gothic center of the novel'' (531). Gerhard Joseph sees a similar importance in the dream, remarking that it ''occurs at the most crucial moment of the work,'' and suggesting that ''It can provide a key to the story's deep structure'' (99-100).

4: In this play, Peake has a comic servant named Fritz report Frankenstein's unsettled sleep to Clerval:

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Mary Shelley inventively evaluates the incentives which are responsible for propelling the characters of Frankenstein into their fatal downfall; making Frankenstein a prime source for psychoanalytical study.


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In , Todorov goesto some length to distinguish his structuralist approach to this genre from a Freudian psychoanalytic approach;nonetheless, he shares many of Freud's conclusions, especially in attributing literary terror to the collapsingof the psychic boundaries of self and other, life and death, reality and unreality.