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Title: WHO WAS MARY SHELLEY?


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WHO WAS MARY SHELLEY?
  • She was born in England in 1797.
  • Her parents were famous writers.

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  • In 1813, when she was 16, Mary fell in love with
    a poet named Percy Shelley. Her father got angry
    and told Mary that she could not see Percy again.

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  • Mary and Percy ran away together to a country
    called Switzerland.

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  • Switzerland was romantic, but they had no
    money. So, they lived with a friend of Percys.

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At night, the friends wrote and told ghost
stories
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  • Marys didnt want to write a ghost story. She
    wanted to write a story about a scientist who
    made a monster. Today that story is called
    Frankenstein. Mary wrote it when she was only
    19 years old!
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