“My person was hideous and my stature gigantic. What did this mean? Who was I? What was I? Whence did I come?”

Good news for anybody stuck in 1818: The Sun and The Times have both shared the incredible revelation that according to “snowflake students”, the monster in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus should be pitied.

Here’s The Sun:

Next the snowflakes will be telling us that The Metamorphosis wasn’t really about cockroaches and that Jonathan Swift didn’t really want us to eat children.

As the kids might put it: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯