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by Mary Shelley

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Robert Walton, an English adventurer, undertakes an expedition to the North Pole. While on this expedition (which has been a lifelong dream of his), Walton corresponds with his sister by letter. Amid the ice floes, Walton and his crew find an extremely weary man traveling by dogsled. The man is near death, and they determine to take him aboard. Once the mysterious traveler has somewhat recovered from his weakness, Robert Walton begins to talk to him. They two strike up a friendshipÃ?Walton is very lonely and has long desired a close companion). The man is desolate, and for a long while will not talk about why he is traversing the Arctic alone. After becoming more comfortable with Walton, he decides to tell him his long-concealed story.

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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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