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- Frankenstein - 1,523 words
Frankenstein Protagonist: The protagonist in the novel is Victor Frankenstein. He is the main character who contends with the conflict in the novel. His decision to create life provides a problem that he attempts to escape but eventually marks his death. Antagonist: The antagonist in the novel is also the protagonist, Victor Frankenstein. Victor may have directed all of his hate and blame towards the monster he created, but is worst enemy lay within himself and his refusal to accept responsibility for his actions. Conflict: The main conflict in the novel is based on the "monster" Victor Frankenstein created in his laboratory. He neglects his responsibility to the monster he created by ignori ...
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- Frankenstein - 529 words
Frankenstein Robert Walton the captain of a voyage to the North Pole Margaret Saville Walton's sister and confidante to whom he writes his letters Victor Frankenstein a student of Ingolstadt who becomes obsessed with his studies and creates the "monster" Alphonse Frankenstein Victor's father who dies of despair Caroline (Beaufort) Frankenstein Victor's kind-hearted mother who dies of scarlet fever when Victor is seventeen Ernest Frankenstein Victor's brother William Frankenstein Victor's youngest brother who is strangled to death by the "monster" Justine Moritz A close friend of the Frankensteins who is accused and executed for the murder of William Frankenstein Henry Clerval Victor's closes ...
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- Frankenstein - 1,250 words
Frankenstein Author is Mary Shelley Fiction 127 pages Copyright 1992 It was a dreary night in November. The yellow glow of a candle was lite in a small house. Inside sat a young man named Victor Frankenstein at his desk, staring hard at his notebook. Finally finished with his work having thinked he has discovered the secret of life. After he closed the notebook. He told himself there was only one way to prove his discovery is correct, it was by making a living creature live. Victor than put up his notebook, and went to the towns morgue. There he slipped into the graveyard in the back of the morgue. Working all night and day to find the perfect body parts to make a human being. For months he ...
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- Frankenstein Villian Or Victom - 992 words
Frankenstein Villian Or Victom Frankenstein's Monster: Villain or Victim? Am I to be thought the only criminal, when all human kind sinned against me? (Shelly 165) - Frankenstein's Monster Upon reading Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, it is all too easy to come to the conclusion that the creature Dr. Victor Frankenstein creates is a vile insect (68) that should be overwhelm [ed] with... furious detestation and contempt (68). But is this really accurate? Is this monster truly the wretched devil (68) Victor believes him to be? Or is he actually a fallen angel whom [Victor] drove from joy for no misdeed... [and that] misery made a fiend (69)? The case for the creature being a hideous monster (102) ...
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- Shelly, Mary: Frankenstein: Lack Of Verisimilitude - 315 words
Shelly, Mary: Frankenstein: Lack Of Verisimilitude Period 3 Frankenstein In Mary Shelly's novel Frankenstein, one must use their imagination in order to believe the story line. Throughout the novel there are many obvious inconsistencies along with impossibilities. This can be called a lack of verisimilitude, which means that the plot of the story isn't quite believable. An example of the lack of verisimilitude in the novel is how the creature came to life and was instantly capable of living unaided. Things like walking are acquired, but instantly as soon as the monster came to life he walked away. Another example is how the monster found the whereabouts of his creator from a piece of paper i ...
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- The Sun Also Rises - 1,583 words
The Sun Also Rises According to the Greek poet Hesiod, the Titan demi-god Prometheus was responsible for the creation of men. He manufactured them from clay, from the natural earth. When Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus, she left little doubt that the creator of the monster, Victor Frankenstein, by making a living creature from inaminate parts was a new Prometheus. But her metaphor extends beyond the immediately obvious. In Hesiods myth, Prometheus had an inflated sense of self importance and was determined to be adored by men. Because men had no control over fire they were destined to remain mere animals. The forbidden knowledge of fire, the most basic and natural fo ...
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