Archive for September 12, 2011

“Stoned Shelley”

            Josh raised a question about Shelley’s association with drugs that I wanted to investigate for my post today: “Did Shelley have much exposure to drugs/addiction?”             While it is a fact that Frankenstein was inspired by a “waking nightmare” (pg. 11) people have claimed that the nightmare influenced by opium. Mary Shelley’s husband, Percy, was infamous for […]