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SUHI #3 Frankenstein Ch. 9-16 and Tone Words

gnash (v) to grind or strike (the teeth) together, esp. in rage or pain abhorrence (n) something or someone extremely repugnant or loathsome debilitate (v) to make weak or feeble; enfeeble sustenance (n) means of sustaining life; nourishment hovel (n)…

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Frankenstein Chapter 9-17

What keeps Victor from killing himself at the beginning of this chapter? He feels guilty for bringing the monster into the world and feels selfish. How does Victor become a disenfranchised member of society himself? He feels alone because he’s…

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Frankenstein Chapter 2 Important Quotes

‘deeply smitten with the thirst for knowledge’ Victor’s desire for more knowledge and info ‘It was the secrets of heaven and earth that I desired to learn’ Victor – suggestion that he aims to imitate God, obtain god-like powers’ ‘Elizabeth…

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Frankenstein

Tell what Caroline Frankenstein hopes for Elizabeth and Victor’s future. Marriage Summarize Elizabeth’s response to Caroline’s death. She takes on the role of caretaker and doesn’t get a chance to mourn her death. Deduce what Victor means when he states,…

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Frankenstein Chapter 15

What three books did the monster read while at the cottage? Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” Plutarch’s “Lives,” and Goethe’s “The Sorrows of Young Worther. The monster regards Milton’s story of the struggle between God and his creations as The truth. The…

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Frankenstein: Chapter 14-15

Chapter 14: -After some time, the monster’s constant eavesdropping allows him to reconstruct the history of the cottagers. -The old man, De Lacey, was once an affluent and successful citizen in Paris; his children, Agatha and Felix, were well-respected members…

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Frankenstein- Volume 1

1765-1820 Age of Gothic Novel Robert Walton EXPLORER-Mrs. Saville is his sister-Written in St. Petersburgh -His job of exploring was forbidden “My father’s dying injunction had forbidden my uncle to allow me to embark in a seafaring life” -He is…

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HBL: Frankenstein Chapters 11-17

Summary of Chapter 11 Sitting by the fire in his hut, the monster tells Victor of the confusion that he experienced upon being created. He describes his flight from Victor’s apartment into the wilderness and his gradual acclimation to the…

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Frankenstein Chapter 21

Henry Clerval was murdered by strangulation. •The creature is the murderer.•Originally, Victor is blamed for the murder. •When he sees Henry’s body in the morgue, Victor has a seizure and becomes very ill for 2 months. Mr. Kirwin is the…

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Frankenstein Timeline

Robert Walton Letter 1 Robert Walton writes to his sister from St. Petersburg, where he is preparing an expedition Robert Walton Letter 4 Walton’s ship is trapped in ice and he spots a sled steered by a gigantic creature. THe…

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