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Paige Lary 3rd Period
October 9, 2012 Garza

Classical Book Report
Title of Book: Frankenstein
Author: Mary Shelley
Genre: Science Fiction
Point of View: First Person (switches from Victor Frankenstein, Frankenstein the monster, and Walton) Setting: During the eighteenth century in the North Pole, England, and Scottland Number of Pages: 354

Protagonist Victor Frankenstein
Antagonist Frankenstein the monster
Breif Description Victor Frankenstein creates a monster called Frankenstein. After seeing his creation, Victor becomes delusionally ill, and Frankenstein the monster runs into the woods. Soon after Victors brother get's murdered, so Victor returns home. Frankenstein asks victor to create a girl monster to keep him company, but Victor refuses because he is angry about his brothers death. Angered, Frankenstein kills off Victor's family one-by-one. Victor then chases Frankenstein to the North Pole. Later, Frankenstein finds Victor dead on the ice. Overcome by guilt he commits suacide. Main Conflict Victor Frankenstein vs. Frankenstein the Monster Resolution Frankenstein the monster feels so guilty about his creaters death and the death of his loved ones, he commits suacide. Theme You must be careful about what you create or become

Title: The title only tells me the name of the monster and his creator. It is true, but it's not really a lot to infer what this book is about. If I had to rename it, I would call it A Monster and His Creator: The Battle to the Death. Symbol: The book flashes back Prometheus, a greek god who gave the knowledge of fire to humans. He was severly punished for it. Instead of fire, Victor creates Monster Frankenstein and is severly punished by having all his loved ones killed.

New Words:
“Perserving (Pg. 21)”
“Annihilation (Pg.56)”
“Palpitation (pg.73)”
“Countenance (Pg. 136)”
“Abode (Pg.205)”
Figurative Language:
“But these philosophers, whos hands seem only made to dabble in dirt, and their eyes to pour over...
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