The Question and Answer section for Frankenstein is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Victor discovers the secret to generating life while at the University.
Allegory of the Cave? Plato's allegory of the cave?
Shelley and her romantic poet friends were vacationing at a home on Lake Geneva. , Lord Byron, yes Byron the poet, suggested they pass the time by writing a ghost story. Shelley notes,
"I busied myself to think of a story... a story to rival those...