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I'm only on Chapter 5, but I wanted to post something I've been thinking about while reading Frankenstein before I forget.

The protagonist displays many of the symptoms of the condition American culture calls bipolar disorder: he works tirelessly on a fantastical project all day, but at night he's depressed. In this case, could culture-as-disability be a good thing? Does our culture keeping an eye on people with similar behavior prevent people from creating monsters in their appartments unchecked?

'Til next time,



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