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contrast
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
a difference — especially a notable difference; or the side-x-side arrangement of things that draws attention to an unmissable difference
  • Harmony was the soul of our companionship, and the diversity and contrast that subsisted in our characters drew us nearer together.
    Chapter 2 (2% in)
contrast = notable difference
  • His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same colour as the dun-white sockets in which they were set, his shrivelled complexion and straight black lips.
    Chapter 5 (8% in)
  • contrast = notable difference
  • Nothing could exceed in beauty the contrast between these two excellent creatures.
    Chapter 11 (91% in)
  • contrast = notable difference
  • ...I easily perceived that, although I eagerly longed to discover myself to the cottagers, I ought not to make the attempt until I had first become master of their language, which knowledge might enable me to make them overlook the deformity of my figure, for with this also the contrast perpetually presented to my eyes had made me acquainted.
    Chapter 12 (67% in)
  • contrast = notable difference
  • Alas, how great was the contrast between us!
    Chapter 18 (62% in)
contrast = notable difference
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