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Frankenstein Test Chapters 11-20

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From whose point of view is the story told in this chapter?
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The monster
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How are the creature’s actions and thoughts similar to an infant’s?
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-He is confused and overloaded by different sensations. He is hungry and cold and must make sense of everything around him?
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How does the monster describe his first days of life? What does he rely on for survival?
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-He walks around in the forest, finding berries to eat. He realise on his instincts.
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Why does the creature decide to travel, and why is this a difficult decision for him?
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-He runs out of food. He doesn’t want to leave the fire because he doesn’t know how to build a new one.
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What does the monster learn about fire?
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-It can be good and warm you, but also harm you by burning you.
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What happens when the creature enters a village? Where does he end up staying?
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-He is attacked with rocks, children scream, a lady faints, so he runs out of town and finds a hut by a cottage.
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How did the monster feel about the family that lived in the cottage?
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-He wants to be friends with them
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What is it about the people living in the cottage that renews his faith in mankind?
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-He is impressed by the love they have for each other.
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Although the creature wants to join these people, why does he decide not to?
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-He has had a bad experience with people before and does not want to repeat it. He is afraid of rejection again
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How did the monster help the cottagers?
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He chopped wood and shoveled snow for him
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How does the monster discover his own deformity? What feelings does this discovery cause?
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-He saw his reflection in the puddle of water. He is frightened at first he knows he doesn’t look like anyone else he’s seen.
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What does the creature regard as a “godlike science”?
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Talking
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What motivates the monster to master the art of language?
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He wants to talk to the cottagers
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What does the creature plan to do regarding the family? How is he feeling at this point?
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He wants to learn their language and help them in any way he can. It’s spring the time of renewal, and he feels hope.
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Explain the second sentence of this chapter: “I shall relate events that impressed me with feelings which. . .have made me what I am.”
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-He means that his experience and events that happened to him have begun to change him.
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How does the creature feel about spring?
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-He love springs and is amazed by the changes
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Who comes to live with the cottagers? How does Felix react toward the visitor?
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-Safie the Arabian lives with them and Felix is excited that she’s there
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What is the creature going to be able to learn now that Safie has arrived? What kind of progress does he make?
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He will learn language now that the family is teaching Safie. He is able to learn at a much faster pace
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What questions does the creature ask himself by the end of Chapter 13?
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– Am I a monster Who am I? What am I? Where are my parents? Why am I here?
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How did Felix get involved with Safie’s father?
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He saw the trail of the father and felt the man have been treated unfairly so he wanted to help the father get out of jail.
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What two things actually condemned Safie’s father?
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-His religion and his wealth
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What was Safie’s father’s real motive for allowing Safie to marry Felix?
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-Felix would get the father out of jail; The father was just using felix
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Explain why Safie wants to marry Felix. How does her father feel about this?
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-She loves him but if she marries a Christian, she won’t have to go back and be in a harem. Her father pretends to agree but secretly will not let Safie marry Felix
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Why does Felix have to leave Safie for what he hopes is a short time?
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-He has to save his family who has been thrown in jail for helping Safie’s father escape.
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What happens to Felix, his father, and sister?
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-They lose their money and are exiled from France, So they go to Germany
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What does Safie’s father do while in exile?
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-He goes back to turkey when he believes he has been discovered, leaving Safie alone in italy to follow him
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Why did Safie’s father not want his daughter to marry Felix?
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-He is a different religion and now is poor.
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Overall, what is the creature’s reaction to the cottagers?
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-He wants friendship from the cottagers, he wants to feel like part of their family.
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What is the creature’s reaction to Milton’s poem Paradise Lost? According to the creature, how is he both like and dissimilar to Adam?
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-He’s like Adam in that he was the first creation. He’s unlike Adam in that he wasn’t created by God, he wasn’t created in God’s image, and he doesn’t have a mate.
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Why does the creature connect with Satan more than Adam in Paradise Lost?
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-Satan is cast out by his creator much like Frankenstein abandons the creature.
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What does the creature learn from papers found in Victor’s pocket?
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He learns that Victor was scared and repulsed by the creature he had made and turned away from the creature in disgust.
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Why did the monster curse his creator?
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-He left him all alone and he was made so ugly that others would reject him as well.
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For what does the creature hope, and what plans does he make to achieve this hope?
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-He hopes to be part of the cottagers family. He will talk talk to the blind man first.
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Why is DeLacey not alarmed at first by the monster’s visit? How does the old man react to the creature?
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-He’s blind so he does not judge the creature, so he doesn’t judge the creature on his looks. He treats the creature with friendliness.
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How did Felix react to the monster when he saw him?
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-He beat him until the creature ran away.
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How does the creature feel? What does he wish he had done? What is his next plan?
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He feels horrible more alone than ever, and wishes that he would have waited a while. He plans to contact the family again after a period of time and will talk to the children until the father can speak to them.
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What happens to the cottagers? What is the creature’s reaction to this?
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-They leave the cottage the creature is so angry that he burns it down.
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What did the monster do when the girl fell in the water? What happened to the creature?
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-Saves the girl from drowning he is shot for his efforts.
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Why does the creature strangle Victor Frankenstein? How does the creature feel afterward?
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-At first the little boy keeps screaming then the creature learns that it is related to Victor now he feels happy about killing william.
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What does the creature do with the portrait he takes from William?
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-Puts it in Justine’s pocket.
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What does the creature ask Victor to do for him? Why?
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-He wants Victor to make him a mate because he is lonely.
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Why does the creature say he is malicious? Do you think his feelings are justified and/or understandable?
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He is malicious because he is miserable i think they are justified
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Why does the creature think he will be happy with a female like himself? Do you agree with him? Explain why or why not.
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-He would rather have a beautiful women but he knows that one one wouldn’t want him if h has someone made like he is the probability of her staying is higher.
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What does the creature say to Victor that persuades him to go ahead and create a companion?
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the creature feels that he owes him some happiness
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According to the creature, if the creature is not allowed to show love, he will resort to what?
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-He will be violent and kill and kill again and again.
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What are Dr. Frankenstein’s feelings when he returns home?
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-He is depressed and worried about the deal he made with the creature.
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What has Victor’s father always looked forward to and now thinks is upsetting Victor?
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Marrying Elizabeth
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Why does Victor not want to immediately marry Elizabeth?
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He wants to complete the deal with the creature first.
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Why does Victor leave for England? How does he feel about Henry going with him?
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-He needs information on the new science discoveries. He at first he doesn’t know how he should handle it but then realizes Henry will keep him from being lonely.
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Explain the following statement Victor makes: “But through the whole period during which I was the slave of my creature, I allowed myself to be governed by the impulses of the moment.” Give examples of how this is true.
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-He had no idea if the creature would actually go through with the bargain.
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Contrast Henry and Victor.
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-Henry is happy and upbeat and Victor is depressed and sad
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Describe Henry and Victor’s journey. What is Henry’s opinion of the area around the Rhine?
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-It was beautiful scenery. Henry thinks that the mountains are majestic and put man in harmony with nature.
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How does Victor talk about Henry toward the end of this chapter?
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-He speaks as if Henry is gone, but we don’t know at this time what has happened to him.
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Describe Victor’s feelings as he journeys through England.
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He is not enjoying the trip because he is worried about the deal with the creature.
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What did Victor hope to accomplish in London?
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-He hopes to get the new information on scientific discoveries.
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Why is Victor’s joy during his travels marred by bitterness?
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-It is because of the creature.
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Where did Victor go in order to fulfill his promise to the creature?
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-Scotland
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Describe the place he picks to work. How does he feel about his labors?
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Its an island with rocky shores, solitary, barren soil, few people, and the ones that are there live in extreme poverty. He is enthusiastic at first, but then becomes disgusted every time he works on the new creature.
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Give four reasons why Victor changes his mind. Do you agree with his reasoning? Do you see anything wrong in his decision?
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-1- the female creature will be for evil than the male. 2-She has made no promise to live in isolation. 3- She could reject the male and then there would be two wild creature running around. 4- They could reproduce and create a new race. Yes i agree with his reasons and think he shouldn’t make it.
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What opinion does Victor have of his creation? Do you agree with this assessment of the creature?
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-He thinks he has created a wicked, evil, demon. Yes i agree with that the creature is dangerous.
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What does Victor do after realizing the potential problems of creating a female monster? Who observes his actions?
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-He rips her apart and the male creature sees what he does and is enraged.
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What does Victor think the creature intends to do on his wedding night?
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-He thinks the creature will kill him.
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What is your reaction to the creature’s speech? Do you agree with him at all? Do you think Victor has treated him fairly?
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-I think the speech is very good and very real, i agree with him and his opinion. and Victor has not treated him fairly, he deserves a mate.
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How does the monster address Victor after Victor breaks his promise to create the female?
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-The monster refers to Victor as his slave and says you are my creator,but i am you master. This means that the creature has the power at the point in time.
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Why does Victor leave Scotland?
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-He receives a letter from Henry asking him to join up again.
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What did Victor do with the remains of his female creation? Why does he feel this is an unpleasant but necessary task?
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-He dumped them in the ocean; he cleaned up his mess so the villagers wouldn’t be scared.
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What is the next fearful thing that happens to Victor?
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-He gets trapped in the storm and he thinks he’s going to drown.
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What happens to Victor after he survives the storm and makes it to land?
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-He is accused of murder.
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Who has been strangled to death? How does Victor know that the monster is the murderer?
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-Henry was strangled. The monster left finger marks on henry’s neck.
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Why is Victor accused of the murder?
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-Witness saw a man in a boat dump a body, victors boat was the same type of boat.
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How does Victor feel when he regains consciousness?
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He wished he was dead
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What surprises Victor about Mr. Kirwin?
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He treats victor nicely
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What finally brings about his release?
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There wasn’t enough evidence against him and witness said he was on the island in Scotland during henry’s murder.
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Why does Victor want to return home? How has his mental condition deteriorated?
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-He wants to protect Elizabeth; he suicidal and he has to be medicated.
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Why does Victor feel he can’t be with people? What opinion does Victor express about his creation?
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-He’s having trouble with his memories; he doesn’t want to get close to people. He thinks his creature has to come to enjoy killing.
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Why doesn’t Victor tell of the creature’s existence and its crimes? Do you think he is right or wrong?
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-He thinks people will think he is crazy(isn’t he)???? I think it’s wrong, because his family is in danger.
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What is his father’s opinion of Victor?
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He is a little loopy.
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The monster vowed to be with Victor on his wedding night. What has Victor assumed the monster meant? Could it have some other meaning?
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-Victor thought the monster would come after him. The monster could also be going after someone else.
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Why does Victor decide to marry Elizabeth immediately?
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-Victor wants to give some last bit of happiness to his father and to elizabeth
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What does Victor promise to tell Elizabeth the day after they are married? Give your opinion of this plan.
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Victor will tell elizabeth the secret he has been carrying. Yes because if the monster comes after her she will know what it is about.
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What precautions has Victor taken?
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He is carrying around weapons.
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How does Elizabeth feel about the wedding? Why is she anxious?
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-She is contented and happy they are married, but she is worried about Victor’s mental health.
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What, according to Victor’s father, are the ties that will bind the small circle of their family?
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Love and the fact they have shared so much misery.
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What is Victor’s plan for dealing with the creature?
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-He will kill him.
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Why does Victor ask Elizabeth to retire without him? What sends him running to the bedroom?
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-He thinks Elizabeth will be safe in the bedroom, but he hears her screaming
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What happens to Elizabeth and what is Victor’s reaction?
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-She is killed by the monster, and he passes out.
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Why does Victor’s father die?
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He dies from a broken heart.
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How does the magistrate react when Victor tells him who is responsible for the deaths in his family?
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He sort of believes him, but thinks the story is embellished a but. and a creature like victor mentions can not be caught
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Why is the following statement from Victor considered ironic? “Man, how ignorant thou art in thy pride of wisdom”
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-It’s Victor’s pride that puts him in the situation.
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What now consumes Victor?
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-He is now consumed by revenge.
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Where does Victor meet his creature again, and why does the creature say that he is “satisfied”?
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-He meets the creature in the cemetery and the creature is satisfied because Victor is as miserable as he is.
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How does the creature further torture Victor? Where is he leading Victor, and for what purpose?
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-He leaves teasing messages for victor; he leads Victor nort, where extreme temperatures will be a problem for victor.
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What does Victor want Walton to swear to should he die before the creature is destroyed?
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-Victor wants Walton to kill the creature
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In great despair, what is the only consolation Victor gets?
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-He can only be at peace when he sleeps.
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Explain Victor’s statement: “When I reflected on the work I had complete, no less a one than the creation of a sensitive and rational animal, I could not rank myself with the herd of common projectors…All my speculations and hopes are as nothing; and, like the archangel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell.”
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-At one point he was very proud of his work, now however, like the angel who fell from grace, he is in eternal hell.
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What does Walton fear will happen as a result of the prolonged despair his men feel?
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-Mutiny
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What opinion does Victor express to the men concerning continuing the journey?
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-They should be courageous, not cowardly.
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Before his death Victor accepts his responsibility as creator of the monster. What does Victor say he should have done? Why did he not make a female companion for the creature?
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Victor says he should have been a better parent and not abandon the creature. He still thinks he is right in not making a female version.
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What advice does Victor give Walton?
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-Seek happiness and peace and avoid ambition.
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What is Walton’s reaction to the creature when he sees him for the first time?
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-He thinks he is ugly, but tells him to stay.
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How did the creature feel about the murders he committed? Why did he commit them?
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-He feels badly and didn’t want to commit them, but he felt compelled to.
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Who does the creature compare himself to?
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-Satan
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How does the creature feel about himself?
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-He hates what he has become.
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How does the creature describe himself to Walton?
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-He is a victim of Victor’s pride.
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What does the creature blame for his being a “criminal”?
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-Society in general
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In your opinion, is the justification the creature offers for his actions adequate?
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-Yes, its a natures gift.
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What does the creature plan to do at the end of the novel? Do you think he accomplished his goal?
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-Plans to kill himself by jumping in a fire. I don’t think he killed himself.
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What does Walton fear will happen as a result of the prolonged despair his men feel?
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