Monday, August 25, 2008

Divine Hell

“It presented to me then as exquisite and divine a retreat as Pandemonium appeared to the demons of hell after their sufferings in the lake of fire” (93).

Frankenstein’s monster continuously references Paradise Lost while telling the story of the first days of his existence. Here he explains how the shelter he found is similar to Pandemonium, the safe-haven that the demons created after being chained to a lake of fire.

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