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man the Frankenstein meets and tells his story to. He is writing letters to his sister about his journey to the North Pole.
the protagonist and narrator of the majority of the story. He is telling his story to Walton. He creates a monster out of dead body parts
Victor's mother; dies after takes care of Elizabeth while Elizabeth has the scarlet fever.
Victor's best friend; nurses him back to health after Victor creates the monster, but the monster later kills Henry
young girl adopted into the Frankenstein household while Victor grew up; She is blamed and executed for William's murder, which was actually committed by the creature
eight-foot-tall, ugly creation of Victor; tries to be a human, but people are scared ofhim, so he turns to murder to get revenge against his creator
The DeLaceys (Oldman, felix, Agatha, Safie)
family of peasants that the creature watches to learn how to speak and interact with others; he reveals himself for friendship but instead gets a beating
military person that jumped out of his plane and died, leaving his dead body to roam the island
one of the smallest boys; repeats his name and address, but later forgets it, symbolizing the lacking of domestic impulse
what is the sign that "came down from the world of grownups?"
parachutist that jumped out of the plane
What is ironic about the end when they are rescued?
Jack never wanted to be rescued, but he starts the fire that gets them rescued
Why did Mary Shelly write Frankenstein?
To explain the dangers of becoming obsessed with one goal in life
why does the creature leave clues to his location?
he wants Victor to follow him; he wants to spend the rest of his life becoming friends with Victor
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