Delighted and surprised, I embraced her, but as I imprinted the first kiss on her lips, they became livid with the hue of death; her features appeared to change, and I thought that I held the corpse of my dead mother in my arms; a shroud enveloped her form, and I saw the grave-worms crawling in the folds of the flannel.
His limbs were in proportion, and I had selected his features as beautiful.
Gary Morris July 1, No institution — society, religion, marriage, or heterosexuality — was safe from the penetrating queer eye of James Whale. I took refuge in the courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited, where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively, catching and fearing each sound as if it were to announce the approach of the demoniacal corpse to which I had so miserably given life.
This tone of fear continues as he spots the monster he gave life to; and as he remembers his promise. Remember the I'll be there on your wedding night threat? When the creature asks and demands that Victor make him a mate he promises Victor that he will never see him again.
He is really, really lonely. How could you suppose that my first thought would not fly towards those dear, dear friends whom I love and who are so deserving of my love? Clerval at first attributed my unusual spirits to joy on his arrival, but when he observed me more attentively, he saw a wildness in my eyes for which he could not account, and my loud, unrestrained, heartless laughter frightened and astonished him.
I felt also sentiments of joy and affection revive in my bosom; my gloom disappeared, and in a short time I became as cheerful as before I was attacked by the fatal passion.
He wanders the streets of Ingolstadt until Henry Clerval finds him in poor condition. He sees electricity destroy a tree and begins his passion for electricity.
Chapter 18 After his fateful meeting with the monster on the glacier, Victor puts off the creation of a new, female creature. We normal looking people call that stalking. He lived his life wondering when the creature would appear and what he would do next.
Pretorius Ernest Thesiger arrives, he becomes part of a trio that echoes the opening scene of Mary, Percy, and Byron. Elizabeth writes Victor a letter and begs for a letter in return For all you ladies out there: Student Answers mkcapen1 Student When Victor Frankenstein created his creature, he was so devastated by the results that he had rejected him.
Chapter 5 It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. It is obvious that Victor hates the Monster he created, and therefore hates himself for being the mastermind behind it, but what is not so evident is the actual issue concerning how evil the monster truly is.
His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds, while a grin wrinkled his cheeks. Anyone with a brain would, of course, never agree to travel through ice with a loon looking to discover the secret of magnets.
How fortunate that you should be here at the very moment of my alighting! During all that time Henry was my only nurse. I turned it off when Elizabeth, Victor's fiancee, shows up and "gets it on" with Victor during a picnic.
Victor spends two months in London before setting up his laboratory in the Orkney Islands. As any tale is told, not only can the audience understand the story itself as it plays out, but one can also comprehend the way in which the author uses certain techniques and devices to add depth, meaning, emotion and a sense of reality to his or her tale.
When I returned the next day, the DeLaceys had gone, never to return. Victor refuses, unwilling to marry Elizabeth until he has completed his obligation to the monster. Victor then falls asleep in his rowboat.
He realizes that the project will require him to travel to England to gather information.
He encounters the monster, who he realizes is responsible for William's murder. Victor was mentally plagued by his own anguish over what he had done.
You haven't read the book, so you have this great idea: Delighted and surprised, I embraced her, but as I imprinted the first kiss on her lips, they became livid with the hue of death; her features appeared to change, and I thought that I held the corpse of my dead mother in my arms; a shroud enveloped her form, and I saw the grave-worms crawling in the folds of the flannel.
So overall, he fears that his creation will cause horror across the world, because he made the creature bigger and more powerful than humans, and if the Creature and his companions procreate then they will be a great threat to all of mankind.
Frankenstein pleads on Justine's behalf, but to no avail.After his fateful meeting with the monster on the glacier, Victor puts off the creation of a new, female creature. He begins to have doubts about the wisdom of agreeing to the monster’s request.
He realizes that the project will require him to travel to England to gather information. His father. Summary. Victor succeeds in bringing his creation, an eight-foot man, to life in November of his second year. Excited and disgusted at "the monster" he had created, he runs from the apartment.
He wanders the streets of Ingolstadt until Henry Clerval finds him in poor condition. Henry had come to see about his friend and to enroll at the university. The concept many people have of Frankenstein is the story of a mad doctor who creates a monster from stolen, dead body parts but mistakenly endows it with a criminal brain.
The resulting creature-called “Frankenstein”-is an uncontrollable, murdering fiend who eventually kills his own creator. ‘Frankenstein’ – Commentary The extract from ‘Frankenstein’ by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley is a narrative of Victor Frankenstein, a scientist, who has created life from dead matter.
He has made a promise to his creature that he would create another monster – a female – for his companionship.
Responses to and Adaptations of Frankenstein in Film and Elsewhere. A Selective Chronological Bibliography taken from the NASSR-L discussion list, September Compiled by Melissa J. Sites for Romantic Circles Scholarly Resources. Latest Updates: December This bibliography lists responses to and adaptations of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, including movie versions, stage plays.
Concerning Victor's refusal to make a female in Shelley's Frankenstein, actually, Victor eventually agrees to make a female. At first he refuses, but then he agrees. He travels to England to learn.Download