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the book frankenstein by mary shelly. also called the modern prometheus
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Who was the creatures first victim?
How did Victor die?
He died from not eating properly and physical exhaustion.
Victor stopped working on his second creature because
he was disgusted by what he was doing
Why did the DeLacy family (the cottagers) leave their home?
They found out about the creature living next to them and became afraid.
Why does the creature want revenge on Victor?
Victor abandoned him.
Why, when they meet to talk, does the creature not kill Victor?
He doesn't want to, because he wants something from Victor.
How many people does the creature actually kill?
What are Victor's final thoughts regarding his creature?
He was wrong to abandon the creature and realizes he should have tried to give him happiness.
Why is Elizabeth killed?
She was to be Victor's wife.
Who is accused of the murder of Henry Clerval?
To whom is Victor taken after Henry is murdered?
What is the name of the professor at Ingolstadt who first teaches Victor the methods of modern science?
Where does Victor first have a conversation with his monster?
In a hut on a glacier near Montanvert
How does Victor's mother die?
She catches scarlet fever from Elizabeth.
Who takes care of Victor when he falls ill after creating the monster?
To which characters in Paradise Lost does the monster compare himself?
Adam & Satan
What does the monster think causes Felix,
Agatha, and De Lacey to be unhappy?
Which of the following is not one of the alchemists whom Victor studies in his adolescence?
What do Elizabeth and Alphonse assume is the source of Victor's unhappiness?
Lack of desire to marry Elizabeth
How does Victor react to seeing Henry's corpse?
He falls into a long, feverish illness
Victor Frankenstein attends university in
Which of the following books is not one of those read by the monster?
Why are Felix, Agatha, and De Lacey so poor?
The French court took their fortune and exiled them from France for helping Safie's father escape from prison.
What is the monster's reward for saving a girl from drowning?
he is shot
Why doesn't Victor protect his wife, Elizabeth, from the monster's attack on the night of their wedding?
He doesn't love Elizabeth anymore.
travels to Scotland with Victor
wearing miniature portrait when murdered
unloved because of appearance
convicted of William's death
murdered on wedding night
scientist who created the monster
An unusual gift presented to young Victor by his parents is
An act of nature that strongly affects Victor is a
lightning bolt that destroys an oak.
Victor suspects the monster of William's murder when he
sees him near Mont Blanc
The monster begs DeLacey to
After telling his story, the monster wants Victor to
create a female monster
After their wedding, Victor and Elizabeth go to
an inn in Evian
Victor Frankenstein's mother was the daughter of Beaufort, a friend of Victor's father. Who is the mother of Victor Frankenstein?
Who did the Frankensteins adopt as their child on the Lake of Como?
How did the creature learn to speak and to read?
He observed and listened to the cottagers.
Whom did the creature save?
He saved a girl from drowning.
Why did the creature seize the small boy, William Frankenstein?
He wanted to hold the boy for ransom to get money.
Why did the creature put the locket in Justine's pocket?
He intended that she should take the blame for the murder.
What threat did the creature make when Frankenstein backed out on their agreement?
He said, "I will be with you on your wedding night."
What happened to Frankenstein when he landed his boat?
He was accused of murder.
What happened on Frankenstein and Elizabeth's wedding night?
The creature broke into the room and killed Elizabeth.
What did Frankenstein do after he left the magistrate?
He decided to pursue the creature and kill him.
What request did Frankenstein make of Robert Walton?
He asked Walton to destroy the creature if he ever had the opportunity.
What happened to the creature?
He floated away into the darkness on an ice raft.
How did Elizabeth come to live with the Frankensteins?
Victor mother asked the peasants she lived with for permission to raise her.
What two major events happened to Frankenstein when he was seventeen?
His mother died and he went to the university at Inglostadt to study.
What type of illness afflicted Frankenstein the day after he completed his creation?
He became ill with a fever and delirium for several months.
Who took care of Frankenstein during his illness?
Henry Clerval did.
Which of the following was not an observation made by the creature about the De Laceys'?
They cared for each other
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