Frankenstein Ch. 10-24

1. Whom did Frankenstein meet after he had ascended to the summit of Montanvert He met his creature
2. How did Frankenstein react to this meeting He was full of rage and horror; he threatened to kill the creature
3. What did the creature want of Frankenstein He wanted Frankenstein to listen to his life story so far
4. How did the creature feel when he first felt life He felt confused because of all the new sensation
5. What was the reaction of the villagers the creature encountered They screamed, threw rocks and other things at him, and drove him away from the village
6. Where did the creature take shelter He took shelter in a lean-to attached to a cottage
7. What observations did the creature make about the people in the cottage He saw that they cared for each other, that the two younger people treated the old man with great respect and that they were often sad and hungry
8. What does the creature learn to do, and how does he learn this He learns to speak and then to read by observing and listening to the cottagers; he found a bag of several books and read them, then he read the letters that were in the pocket of the coat he had taken from Victor Frankenstein
9. What was the elder De Lacey’s reaction when the creature entered the cottage and began speaking with him The elder man was blind, and therefore could not see how hideous the creature looked; he invited the creature in and agreed to listen to his story
10. What was the reaction of the De Lacey family when they saw the creature Agatha fainted, Safie fled, and Felix hit him with a stick until he left the cottage
1. What did the creature do at the cottage when he returned and found that the De Laceys had moved out He set fire to it in a rage and danced around it
2. What was the reaction of the man whose daughter was saved from drowning by the creature He took the girl from the creature’s arms and shot the creature when he tried to follow them
3. What discovery did the creature make when he approached another human He seized a small boy and discovered that it was William Frankenstein
4. What did the creature do to this person He strangled the boy and killed him
5. How did the creature feel after his deed He was delighted that he was able to create despair for his creator
6. What did the creature tell Frankenstein about the locket He said he found the locket on William and took it; later when he saw Justine sleeping, he put it in her pocket, intending that she should talk the blame for the murder
7. What did the creature ask Frankenstein to do, and why To create a female for him; he said that he was malicious because he was unhappy – if he had a companion, and if he were content, he would not bother any more humans
8. How did Frankenstein react to this request At first he refused, but as the creature continued his argument, Frankenstein felt compassion for him, and finally agreed to create a female
9. 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.”
10. What happened to Frankenstein when he landed his boat He was accused of murder
1. Who had been the creature’s most recent victim Henry Clerval
2. What happened at Frankenstein’s trial Witnesses were able to prove that he was on the Orkney Islands at the time the body of Clerval was found; Victor was acquitted and released from the prison
3. What event occurred next in Frankenstein’s life He married Elizabeth
4. What happened on Frankenstein and Elizabeth’s wedding night The creature broke into the room and killed Elizabeth
5. What happened to Frankenstein’s father as a result of this latest tragedy He died of grief
6. What was the magistrate’s response when Frankenstein told him the entire story of the creature The magistrate believed him, but said that he didn’t think he and his men would be successful in catching the creature
7. What did Frankenstein do after he left the magistrate He decided to pursue the monster and kill him
8. What request does Frankenstein make of Robert Walton Frankenstein knows that his strength is failing; he asks Robert Walton to destroy the creature if he ever has the opportunity
9. What happened to Frankenstein at the end of the novel He died of natural causes in the cabin on the ship
10. What happened to the creature at the end of the novel He came into the cabin and saw the dead Frankenstein; he told Walton that he was going to travel to the far north and kill himself; we last see the creature as he floats away into the darkness on an ice raft

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