Frankenstein

Characters

  • Victor Frankenstein – Protagonist and narrator of most of the story. Creates the monster.
  • The creature (Frankenstein's monster) – The hideous creature created by Victor Frankenstein.
  • Mrs. Margaret Saville – Resident of England. Sister of Robert Walton. Addressee of letters written by him.
  • Captain Robert Walton – Captain of the boat which picked up Victor. Brother of Mrs. Margaret Saville, and writer of letters addressed to her.
  • Beaufort – A Merchant. Caroline Beaufort’s father. One of the most intimate friends of Victor’s father.
  • Caroline Beaufort – Beaufort’s daughter, Victor’s mother.
  • Ernest – Victor’s brother. Seven years younger than Victor.
  • Henry Clerval – Victor’s best friend from childhood. The son of a merchant of Geneva.
  • Justine Moritz – Daughter of Madame Moritz. Moved in with the Frankenstein family at age of 12, and hanged for the murder of William.
  • Elizabeth Lavenza – Daughter of a Milanese nobleman. Her mother was a German and had died on giving birth to her. Raised as Victor’s “cousin” in the Frankenstein home.
  • William – Victor’s youngest brother.
  • M. Krempe – professor of natural philosophy at university of Ingolstadt. He was an uncouth man, but deeply imbued in the secrets of his science. Influenced Victor.
  • M. Waldman – A professor, at Ingolstadt. Influenced Victor.
  • Agatha – Daughter of De Lacey. Felix’s sister.
  • Felix – Son of De Lacey.
  • De Lacey – Blind old man descended from a good family in France. Father of Agatha and Felix. His family was observed by the monster, and unbeknownst to them, taught him to speak and read.
  • Safie – Daughter of a Turkish Merchant and a Christian Arab.
  • Mr. Kirwin – A magistrate.
  • Daniel Nugent – A witness against Victor in his murder trial.

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