National Frankenstein Day comes on August 30 of every year. Frankenstein Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the life and times of English author Mary Shelley who wrote one of the world’s most-read Monster novels, “Frankenstein,” or “The Modern Prometheus.” Give yourself a bit of liquid courage, and step forward to embrace a little bit of darkness in National Frankenstein Day.
History of National Frankenstein Day
Shelley, Born on August 30, 1797, published Frankenstein at the young age of 22 in 1818. Recognized to be a predecessor of modern-day science fiction, Frankenstein describes the story of scientist Victor Frankenstein and his experiment that ends with the creation of a human-like creature. In the story, the creature who is hated and denied by everyone due to its appearance does not have a pseudonym. However, in popular culture, it is mistakenly referred to as Frankenstein after its author. Although everyone in the fiction considers him to be a monster, he is also an intelligent and sensitive being who is looking to be accepted by others. Hence Frankenstein Day is a perfect day to honor the author Mary Wollenstone Shelley for her Tale.
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How to Celebrate the day
The Best way to celebrate National Frankenstein Day is to spend the entire day reading the original Mary Shelley tale. An intense book with the science fiction and horror aspects, along with some romance and action. You can also tell the story of Mary Shelley’s tale to your friends and family members. Gather your friends and host a Frankenstein-themed party by decorating your place as a lab, serve green-colored food, and bake a cake with Frankenstein’s face on it. You can use the hashtag #FrankensteinDay to express your views about Frankenstein Day on social media.
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