Students should use the criteria from our blog post on the gothic protagonist to create a table. In this table, they should list traits, actions, and comments from Victor Frankenstein that they believe make him fit into the six descriptors of a gothic protagonist. They should supply evidence to support their ideas in each section of the table. This should be published on their personal blog.
|1. Has distinct contrasting qualities to their character.|
|2. Usually of a high social rank or holds a position of power.|| overpowering
|3. Often surrounded by devices the foreshadow something negative.|
|4. Driven by strong emotions rather than logic or reason.|
|5. Generally secretive or surrounded by an air of mystery.||Secretive
|When he doesn’t tell us anything about his past.|
|6. Has a “need to know” or curious nature.|| Nosy