Knowledge in Frankenstein

Libby Meier

"You seek for knowledge and wisdom, as I once did; and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may bot be a serpent to sting you, as mine has been." pg 14

"If, instead of this remark, my father had taken the pains to explain to me that the principles of Agrippa had been entirely exploded and that a modern system of science had been introduced which possessed much greater powers than the ancient...I should certainly have thrown Agrippa aside and have contented my imagination, warmed as it was, by returning with greater ardour to my former studies." pg 24-25