The popular image of Frankenstein’s monster is a green, square-headed thing with bolts coming out of the side of his head and only able to speak in moans but that is Hollywood’s version of him. Mary Shelley’s monster was made up of parts of dead men, sewn together, looking like a man, but with patches of various shades of skin and able to communicate with his maker, learning words as the story went along.
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Many people mistake Frankenstein as the name of the monster but it is actually the Dr.’s name. The name of his creation is “the monster”.