The book Frankenstein’ written by ‘Mary Shelley’, tells the story of a young man, Victor Frankenstein who becomes obsessed with messing with nature and the human body. His ultimate goal is to bring the dead back to life. The book is set in Geneva, Switzerland which is also where the philosopher, Jean-Jacques Rousseau is from. We […]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born in Geneva which is the main setting of Frankenstein and is a famous political philosopher and educationalist. The theory that i will be looking at is his theory about Nature and wholeness. Rousseau believed that all human beings were born good, but were corrupted by the thoughts of the society who […]

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There are lots of different settings in Frankenstein such as Geneva, Inglostad – Uni = loft, Swiss Alps, Ireland, various woods and villages, arctic/north pole, Russa, and France, but three of the main ones that I will analysis is Geneva, the Swiss Alps, and The lab/loft. Geneva  The green: These three words indicate maybe a place that […]

Conflicts in literature can be broken into 5 major categories,  man vs society, man vs self, man vs nature, man vs man, man vs technology Internal conflict: a conflict that occurs within the mind of a single character Man vs self “Life, although it may only be an accumulation of anguish, is dear to me, and I […]

Intro: “My person was hideous and my stature gigantic. What did this mean? Who was I? What was I? Whence did I come? What was my destination?” The book Frankenstein written by Mary Shelly was published 200 years ago, in 1818. The book follows a young man, Victor, who is set on going against nature […]

Wide reading written report format Introduction: lead with something attention-grabbing state the name of the text, the creator and what type of text it is Give a brief outline of the plot Identify the elements you will discuss Main body: Explain your chosen element describe how the creator uses the element (with evidence from the text […]

The tell-tale heart: “His eye was like the eye of a vulture, the eye of one of those terrible birds that watch and wait while an animal dies, and then fall upon the dead body and pull it to pieces to eat it.” The tell-tale heart, written by Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar portrays the gothic protagonist features known […]

What happened in the letters… Robert Walton captained the ship “a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye. This expedition has been the favorite dream of my early years.” Sailed into the Arctic “I am going to unexplored regions to the land of mist and snow.” Stuck on ice + saw the […]

In chapter 3 and 4, there are many instances of foreshadowing. Students can remind themselves what foreshadowing is with the with this site here. They should identify three examples of foreshadowing in chapters 3 and 4 and explain what they think the author is hinting at when she uses this device. Students should pay close attention […]