Last Updated on May 17, 2020
The food in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is few, often reflecting the lonely and miserable existence of Frankenstein’s monster.
“Food, however became scarce; and I often spent the whole day searching in vain for a few acorns to assuage the pangs of hunger.”
- nuts and roots as food
“I greedily devoured the remnants of the shepherd’s breakfast, which consisted of bread, cheese, milk and wine”
- vegetables (not defined)
- oaten cake
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