Day 5

Frankenstein Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    Why doesn't Victor tell anyone in his family about the creature's threat to them, and what does this say about his character?

    Interpretations will be subjective, but strong answers will reference Victor's patterns and motivations throughout the story. They may discuss how his reasons for keeping the secret are rooted in a complex character flaw. They should consider his habit of studying in isolation, hiding his research and experiments from the beginning. They should also consider the fact that he regretted his creation from the moment it came into being, and that he was ashamed of it. They should discuss why. They should consider if and how he realized that he was...

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