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Synonyms for Frankenstein

an agency that escapes control and destroys its creator

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the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)

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Both fans of Mary Bryce Shelley's classic, "Frankenstein," and new fans of Gothic fiction who have only a passing recognition of the Frankenstein name will enjoy "This Dark Endeavor," Kenneth Oppel's recently published prequel to the original.
Victor Frankenstein, an intense teenager, has enjoyed a privileged upbringing at the Chateau Frankenstein near Geneva.
WORCESTER - There wasn't a full moon outside The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Friday night, but inside, comic lunacy both lurched and reigned supreme with the debut of a new touring show of "The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein.
First was the 1974 movie "Young Frankenstein," a wonderful parody of Frankenstein horror films.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land is celebrating the Broadway opening of Mel Brooks' new musical Young Frankenstein with a series of events on-air, online and off-air.
In the original versions of Frankenstein, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, "Phantom of the Opera," Jekyll & Hyde, and even Dracula we aren't simply terrified and enraged by these ghouls trolling about in our dungeons, sewers, or bell towers.
Also, there exists a popular misunderstanding which thinks that Frankenstein is the monster instead of the doctor.
Mel Brooks' monstrously crazy tribute to Mary Shelly's classic pokes hilarious fun at just about every Frankenstein movie ever made.