Sunday, March 09, 2008



The Experiment # 101

" Some of this with that
Mixed together, you get...
An experiment"



At the beginning of every class, right after the bell. Miss Stevenson would recite her little ditty.

"Miss Stevenson, is Frankenstein the result of an experiment?" Asked Henry.


"Oh Henry, well yes, technically Frankenstein was the outcome of an experiment, but it was a story of fiction, not of scientiic experiments such as we do here."


Henry persists, "Miss Stevenson, when we read Shelly's book in Mrs. Victor's English class, it sure seemed realistic."

" Henry Jekyll, your imagination will be the end of you!" said the exasperated Miss Stevenson.


"We'll see about that," thought Henry to himself.





























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14 Comments:

Blogger paisley said...

ahhhh.. you clever dog you.. thisw was a great take on the prompt!!!!

8:33 AM  
Anonymous Amiene R.ev said...

Greeting,

I am really sorry with Frankeinstein. He's being created, and then abandoned. Human mistake. T.T

9:39 AM  
Anonymous gautami tripathy said...

He sure seemed real. No doubt about it.

Refluxing Life

12:48 PM  
Blogger Jane Poe (aka Deborah) said...

Excellent - your clever wit delights! JP/deb

1:36 PM  
Blogger wendy said...

sorry to be away so long. I love your concise rzor sharp angles.

good job!

2:06 PM  
Blogger LittleWing said...

that was very good!

2:24 PM  
Blogger Lucy said...

oohwahhh! didn't see that coming rel! NICE :)

6:27 PM  
Blogger Jo said...

That was very poignant and creative!

6:32 PM  
Blogger anthonynorth said...

Nicely done. I could feel Dracula waiting in the wings.

5:43 AM  
Anonymous Amarettogirl said...

Now I see why you liked that I mentioned Frankenstein - one of my fave books of all time!! You know she was 18/19 when she wrote that (Shelley)?? This post has got to be one of my absolute faves this week!! It is brilliant and clever!!! I think you should keep going and bring in some more fave characters ---maybe a young Bram Stroker! Loved It!

12:28 PM  
Blogger Tammy said...

Hi Rel,
Frankenstein is the big experiment of the week. ;) Very clever take. lol hugs

2:40 PM  
Blogger Churlita said...

You are so clever with these prompts. I love it.

11:56 PM  
Blogger PEA said...

Ooooh love the twist of having the young student end up being Jekyll!! Funny you should mention Frankenstein...a friend of mine were talking about that not long ago. To think it was written as just a story and yet here we are today having body parts replaced from dead people!! xox

1:51 PM  
Blogger R2K said...

: )

8:45 PM  

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