Craig Venter, a pioneer in genomics based in San Diego, California, has been called a Frankenstein for his effort to create artificial bacteria with the smallest possible genomes. In Mel Brooks' comedy Young FrankensteinGene Wilder portrays Frederick Frankensteingrandson of Victor Frankenstein, who inherits the family estate but is ashamed of his grandfather's work to the point of insisting that his name is pronounced "Fronk-en-steen".
Victor was a pen name of Percy Shelley's, as in the collection of poetry he wrote with his sister Elizabeth, Original Poetry by Victor and Cazire. Presenting twelve new essays intended for students, scholars, and other readers of Mary Shelley's novel, the volume explores classical receptions in some of Frankenstein's most important scenes, sources, and adaptations.
Read it in the Book: Chapter 2 Quote 3 My father was not scientific, and I was left to struggle with a child's blindness, added to a student's thirst for knowledge. Clive reprised his role in the sequel, Bride of Frankensteinwhich reunited Clive, Whale and Karloff, as well as first giving Frankenstein the official title of Baron.
And despite being a centuries-years-old experiment, dissected frog legs still kick on laboratory tables—students in physiology labs perform iterations of the electrical experiments that likely influenced the world of Frankenstein.
No cleanup reason has been specified. The vivid and rather macabre depictions are easily reminiscent of Frankenstein.