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Secrecy in Frankenstein

Secrecy – Chapter 4 “Every night I was oppressed by a slow fever, and I became nervous to a most painful degree; the fall of a leaf startled me, and I shunned my fellow-creatures as if I had been guilty…

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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…

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Frankenstein Characters!

Victor Frankenstein Protagonist of the story, studied in Ingolstadt, discovers the secret of life and creates an intelligent but grotesque monster. Monster The grotesque and intelligent monster that Victor Frankenstein creates, and attempts to integrate himself into human social patterns,…

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Frankenstein (setting)

Russia Location from which letters are written to Margaret Saville: Walton begins his Arctic expedition from here Geneva Birthplace and home of Frankenstein family; deaths of Caroline, William, Justine, and Alphonse Frankenstein takes place here; Frankenstein first sees the creature…

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Summary of Chapter 1-5 (Frankenstein)

Chapter 1 Victor’s life and familyFather – AlphonseMother – Caroline Beaufort Frankenstein (daughter of one of Alphonse’s friends)Brothers – Ernest (middle child)William – youngest sonDistinguished familyVictor’s parents traveled extensively and on one of the travels to Italy, they adopted Elizabeth…

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Frankenstein Study Guide

What reasons does Walton offer for making his voyage? To find a trade route, something about a compass, he wants honor/glory more than money What kind of man is the master of Walton’s ship? He was uneducated, had money, gave…

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Frankenstein Review Questions

Justine Moritz Who is convicted for the murder of Victor’s younger brother William? Waldman What is the name of the professor at Ingolstadt who first teaches Victor the methods of modern science? Robert Walton To whom is Victor telling this…

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frankenstein letter 1

foreboding (n) 1. a prediction2. strong feeling of future misfortune “You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of ann enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings.” Eccentricities (n) 1.odd behavior2. being unrecognized “I…

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Frankenstein Reading Questions Chapters 9-10

What happens to Victor after Justine is put to death? What is his father’s opinion of Victor’s immoderate grief”? Victor gets seized with remorse and guilt because of her unjust death. Victor goes into solitude. His father unsuccessfully attempts at…

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Frankenstein Chs. 19-24

What threat did the creature make when he saw Frankenstein destroy his second creation? He said, “I will be with you on your wedding night.” What happened to Frankenstein when he landed his boat? He was accused of murder. Who…

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