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by Mary Shelley

The early nineteenth century was not a good time to be a female writer ­ particularly if one was audacious enough to be a female novelist. Contemporary "wisdom" held that no one would be willing to read the work of a woman; the fantastic success of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein served…

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Posted By garrett a #393666 at Oct 16, 2014 12:38 AM

Frankstien Chapter questions

1. Who is writing Letter 1 (and all the letters)? To whom is he writing? What is their relationship?
2. Where is Robert Walton when he writes Letter 1? Why is he there? What are his plans?
3. How much time has elapsed between Letter 1 and Letter 2? Where is Walton now? What has he managed to do and what does he desire? What does he tell us about himself?
4. How does he describe the lieutenant and the master? What is the master's story? How does Wilton respond to it?
5. How much time has elapsed between Letter 2 and Letter 3? Where is Walton now? What do you think of Wilton's question "What can stop the determined heart and resolved will of man"?
6. How much time has elapsed between Letter 3 and Letter 4? What "strange accident" has happened to the sailors?
7. Why does the man picked up by the ship say he is there? What shape is he in? What sort of person does he seem to be? How does Wilton respond to this man?
8. How much time has elapsed when Walton begins writing again? What has happened in the meantime? How does the man respond to Wilton's project? How is Wilton responding to the man?
9. How much time has elapsed when Walton begins writing again? What has happened in the meantime? How does the man respond to Walton's project? Why does the man agree to tell his story?

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