publication date: Friday, October 29, 2010 (part of Round XLVI)

category: Literature

clue: who knew that Frankenstein was a symbol of maternal guilt?

explanation: Mary Shelley's mother, the feminist Mary Wollstonecroft, died bearing her. Later, Shelley lost a daughter born prematurely. Her subsequent novel Frankenstein is often interpreted as a catharsis that helped her deal with these events. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Jon Berry, and Jason Lemler

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