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Frankenstein Vocab.

omnipotent all-powerful; having unlimited power physiognomy the art of judging human character by facial features; facial features when regarded as revealing character predilection a preference toward someone or something palpable capable of being touched or felt infallible incapable of failure…

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Frankenstein study guide, Ch. 1 – 12

To whom is this first letter written? Margaret Saville, Robert Walton’s sister In what city and country is the writer of the letter? St. Petersburg, Russia In what month does the writer of the letter intend to set sail? June…

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Frankenstein Questions – Chapter 13

Whose arrival lifts Felix’s spirits? Predict who the stranger is, whys he has come, and why she seems to life Felix’s mood. Safie (a Turkish woman) arrives and lifts his spirits because they are in love and engaged to be…

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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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