Henry Clerval Scolding Victor Frankenstein: An autoethnographic poem about graduate students and their daemons
Keywords:Frankenstein, poetic inquiry, autoethnography, higher education, mental health, Mary Shelley
This article explores the “daemons” that many university students face by exploring Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in a creative way. Using a poetic method called “erasure,” the author of this article cut fragmented descriptions of Victor Frankenstein, and stitched them together to craft a poem about the need for self-care in the university setting. The poem includes a preface to provide some theoretical context and background information on Frankenstein.
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