How can one define the concepts of monster and monstrosity and how are these concepts applied on the given novels?

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How can one define the concepts of monster and monstrosity and how are these concepts applied on the given novels?

How can one define the concepts of monster and monstrosity and how are these concepts applied on the given novels?Explain

 

The concept of monstrosity in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Research question:                              

How can one define the concepts of monster and monstrosity and how are these concepts applied on the given novels?

  1. Introduction
    2. What is a monster?
    —-> definition of the word monster and it’s concept
    —-> focus on experts such as Cohen Halberstam Asma Gilmore co.
    —-> aim: definition & characteristics of a monster that can be applied in the textual analysis
    2.1 Monstrosity
    -> definition of word monstrosity and It’s concept
    ->focus on experts such as Cohen and Halberstam
    -> aim: definition & characteristics of monster that can be applied in textual analysis
    2.2 Monsters and Monstrosity during the Romantic and Victorian period
    -> concept of monster and monstrosity during Victorian and Romantic period (also incl historical events that may have led to these changes)
    ->clear visual separation between these to periods
    3 Frankenstein
    -> Text Genesis historical background genre (not too long)
    3.1 The concept of the Monster
    ->analysis of the concept of the monster in Frankenstein
    3.2 monsters monstrosity
    -> analysis of the concept of the monstrosity in Frankenstein
    —>reference to the categories of monstrosity and monsterosity of romantic period
    4 Dr Jekyll and mr Hyde
    -> > Text Genesis historical background genre (not too long)
    4.1 The concept of the Monster
    ->analysis of the concept of the monster in Hyde
    -> reference to categories of monster and Victorian monster
    4.2 Hyde’s monstrosity
    -> analysis of Hyde’s monstrosity
    -> use categories monstrosity and Victorian monstrosities
    4.3 Jekyll monstrosity
    -> analysis of Jekyll monstrosity
    ->reference to categories monstrosity and Victorian mosntrosity
    5. Comparison between the monsters and monstrosities in the two novels
    6.conclusion