Frankenstein Characters

Alphonse Frankentstein Victor’s dad, cares for Victor, sends him to college, thinks natural philosophy is “sad trash”, sympathetic
Elizabeth Caring, beautiful, kind, orphan, 4-5 years younger than Victor,
Henry Clerval Best friend of Victor, son of merchant from Geneva, likes books, plays, etc. about chivalry and romance, nurses Victor back to health, kind
Ernest Frankenstein Son of Alphonse and Caroline Frankenstein, brother to Victor and William, Ernest is six years younger than Victor, principal pupil, ill health from infancy, Victor and Elizabeth nurses, gentle disposition, incapable of severe application, health improves while Victor is at Ingolstadt, desires to be a “true Swiss”, enter foreign service
William Frankenstein Victor’s youngest brother and the darling of the Frankenstein family, monster strangles William in the woods outside Geneva in order to hurt Victor for abandoning him, William’s death deeply saddens Victor and burdens him with tremendous guilt about having created the monster.
Justine Moritz Maid, convicted of killing William (lie), abusive mother, father’s (dead) favorite, lives with Frankensteins
M. Krempe professor of natural philosophy at Ingolstadt, dismisses Victor’s study of the alchemists as wasted time and encourages him to begin his studies anew, described by Victor as mean
The Creature The eight-foot-tall, hideously ugly creation of Victor Frankenstein. Intelligent and sensitive, the monster attempts to integrate himself into human social patterns, but all who see him shun him, feeling of abandonment compels him to seek revenge against his creator, frames Justine
Geneva where Victor Frankenstein grew up, home of Henry Clerval
Chamounix get-away from stress of William and Justine’s deaths, meets the creature again, valley
Montanvert Mountain where he travels to, glacier on top, sees creature, tries to attack the monster, monster invites him into cave with fire

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