...alchemy. Through the eyes of modern scientists who have grown to be stricter in their rules, Frankenstein can be said to be unscientific... in this method.
Frankenstein theorized that using the principles of alchemy, occult philosophy, chemistry and physics, he could create a being which is similar to man, only bigger and more perfect. In order to confirm or rule out the theory of the young scientist, he has to perform the experiment he conceived in his mind. Therefore, after months of study and with renewed or rather, strengthened beliefs, he collected all his materials and begun with his experiment. Again, the young scientist says, “After having formed this determination,...