Frankenstein Novel Review

Robert Walton Author of the letters in the beginning of the book.
Lightning the natural phenomena that influenced Frankenstein’s work
Alienation/Loneliness, Nature vs. Nurture, Appearance vs. Reality, Duty and Responsibility, Justice vs. Injustice, Forbidden Knowledge, Science vs. Nature, Fatherhood, Man as God (any of these is right) List one of the major themes in Frankenstein
It is written as a series of letters and narratives; a frame story What is the structure of the novel
Robert Walton; he was in the arctic exploring the unknown Where was the author of the letters and why was he there?
He found Frankenstein on a small piece of ice How did Walton meet Frankenstein?
He liked Frankenstein and hoped they would eventually become friends How did Walton feel about his guest?
Caroline Victor Frankenstein’s mother; on her deathbed, she made Victor and Elizabeth promise to get married.
Elizabeth She was adopted into the Frankenstein family; she and Victor have plans to be married. She dies on her wedding night.
M Krempe He is the Ingolstadt professor who told Frankenstein to stop pursuing alchemy as his scientific concentration.
He tried to bestow animation on lifeless matter What goal did Frankenstein pursue at Ingolstadt
Horrified and Disgusted How did Frankenstein feel when his creature came to life
He became ill with a fever and delerium What happened to Victor on the day he brought the creature to life?
Henry Clerval Who took care of Frankenstein when he was ill?
Alphonse Frankenstein Victor’s father; he dies of grief over all of the senseless deaths that seem to follow him.
That his brother William was murdered As Victor was recovering from his illness, what news did the letter from Frankenstein’s father bring?
The Creature What did Frankenstein see just outside the gates of Geneva as he was returning home?
Justine Moritz, because she had the locket that was given to William Who was accused of committing the murder, and why?
He thought Justine was innocent, and the creature was the murderer What was Frankenstein’s reaction to Justine’s accusation?
Decided not to tell, because no one would believe him What did Frankenstein do about his dilemma?
She was hanged What happened to Justine?
He felt guilty, for he made the Creature What was Frankenstein’s state of mind after the trial and its conclusion?
The Creature Whom did Frankenstein meet after he had ascended to the icy summit of Montanvert?
Yelled and cursed at him. How did Frankenstein react to meeting the Creature on the mountain?
First, to listen to his story What did the creature want of Frankenstein?
Like a newborn. Lonely. How did the creature feel when he first felt life?
Horrified. They either attacked or ran. What was the reaction of the villagers the creature encountered?
The forest, later a hovel Where did the creature take shelter?
They were very poor, but kind. What observations did the creature make about the people in the cottage?
To read, write, and speak, by watching Felix teach Safie What does the creature learn to do, and how does he learn this?
Felix He once helped out a man in trouble, and it cost his family their wealth and their home.
Agatha She is now a poor young woman who, at one time, was from a wealthy family. She and her brother live with their father in a cabin in the woods.
Safie She was a beautiful young woman who was engaged to Felix.
Mr. Delacey He was the creature’s only friend; an old blind man
Friendly, welcoming What was the elder DeLacey’s reaction when the creature entered the cottage and began speaking with him?
Felix attacked him to protect his father What was the reaction of the De Lacey family when they saw the creature?
Horrified, shot the creature What was the reaction of the man whose daughter was saved from drowning by the creature?
That he could cause misery, too What discovery did the creature make when he approached William Frankenstein?
Strangled him What did the creature do to William?
To create a female creature, equally ugly, so that he wouldn’t be alone Once the creature told his story to Frankenstin, what did the creature ask Frankenstein to do, and why?
At first refuses, but then agrees How did Frankenstein react to this request?
That he will be with Frankenstein on his wedding night What threat did the creature make when he saw Frankenstein destroy his second creation?
He is accused of murder and arrested What happened to Frankenstein when he landed his boat?
Henry Clerval Who had been the creature’s most recent victim?
He married Elizabeth What life event occurred after Frankenstein’s trial?
The monster came in and killed Elizabeth What happened on Frankenstein and Elizabeth’s wedding night?
He died of grief What happened to Frankenstein’s father as a result of this latest tragedy?
Went north to chase the creature What did Frankenstein do after he left the magistrate?
To turn back from his obsession What request does Frankenstein make of Robert Walton?
He dies What happened to Frankenstein at the end of the novel?
He goes North to die What happened to the creature at the end of the novel?
romanticism a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization. It was often highly emotional.
Mary Shelley author of “Frankenstein”
Victor Frankenstein As his creation becomes more monstrous, so, too, does he.
Mr. Kirwin He is the magistrate who accuses Frankenstein of murdering Henry Clerval.

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