Category Archives: Frankenstein

Metanarrational Monsters – Part Six, Frankenstein: Fear of Unrestrained and Abused Science

Part 6 of 8 Archetype Five: Frankenstein –   Fear of Unrestrained and Abused Science    “It’s Aaaaaaliiiiivvvvvve!?! It’s Alive!!! It’s Alive!!!” – Prototypical comment by Frankenstein’s creator, spoken the moment of his creation’s resurrection; a line that is almost … Continue reading

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Moneyed Monster Metanarratives: Selling The Monsters Within – An Exploration of Existential & Cultural Metanarrational Archetypes and Their Use in Modern Movie Marketing & Propaganda

Introduction, Part 1 of 8 The core thesis of this essay is that many horror films and stories relate back to an understanding of existential[1] and cultural meta-narratives, or the ‘big ideas’ behind the respective stories that they each seek … Continue reading

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