FC: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley | Kaprisha Howell
2: Mary Shelley was half British and half English. She was born August 30, 1797 and died February 1, 1851. She came from a rich literary heritage. She was the daughter of William Godwin, a political theorist, novelist, and publisher who introduced her to intellectuals and encouraged her youthful efforts as a writer; and of Mary Wollstonecraft, a writer and early feminist thinker, who died of a fever 10 days after her daughter's birth. | Biography of Mary Shelley:
3: While visiting Lord Byron's home in Switzerland with her boyfriend, she shared ghost stories with her friends. Shelley had a nightmare about a man who created a monster and she drew inspiration from the dream. | Why she wrote it:
4: Summary of the plot: | What did Frankenstein want from his creator? | ______________________________________ | Frankenstein is about a scientist who is obsessed with trying to create life and stop death. He builds a man of his own from various donors to walk the earth again, Frankenstein lived life after death. | Frankenstein wanted his creator to make him a mate, he felt as if he was alone and needed someone just like him.
5: ______________________________________ | Why was Frankenstein isolated from the rest of humanity? | How does this story imitate the Genesis creation story? How is this story different from the Genesis creation story? | He was not like everybody else so he felt as if he needed to separate himself from everyone else. | The Genesis creation story has a lot to do with creation and bringing things to life. However Frankenstein was brought to life from other parts of people. Nature and earth was created by the supernatural and Frankenstein was created by one person.