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22 Cards in this Set

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What novels is Frankenstein compared to?
Raging Bull: My Story- Jake LaMatta, Dracula- Bram Stoker, The Invisible Man- HG Wells, 2001 Odyssey- Arthur C. Clarke
..nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a _____ _______...
Steady Purpose- Dr.
You seek for ____ and _____, as I once did; and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may not be a _____ ____ ____ ___, as mine has been.
Knowledge, wisdom, serpent to sting you- Dr.
______ and ______ appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first ______ ______, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world.
Life, death, break through- Dr.
...the moon gazed on my _____ _____, while, with unrelaxed and _____ _____, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.
Midnight labours, breathless eagerness- Dr.
It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my _____ _____ _____ ____ ____, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the ____ _____ ____ of the ____ ____...
Cand was nearly burnt out, dull yellow eye, creature open- Dr.
"Man," I cried, "how ignorant art thou in thy _____ ____ _____!"
Pride of wisdom- Dr.
My spirits were ____ by the enchanting appearance of ___; the past was blotted from my memory, the present was tranquil, and the future gilded by bright _____ ___ ____ and ____ ___ ____.
Elevated, nature, rays of hope, anticipations of joy- Monster
The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my ____ ____ ____ could not extract its food...
Rage and misery- Monster
I am ____ ____ ____; man will not associate with me; but ___ ___ ____ and horrible as myself..
Alone and miserable, one as deformed- Monster
Be men, or be more than men. Be steadfast to your purpose and firm as a rock. This ice is not made of such stuff as your heart may be; ____________________, You if you say that is shall not.
It is mutable and cannot withstand
My heart was fashioned to be susceptible of ________, and when wrenched by misery to vice and hatred, it did not endure the violence of the change without torture..
Love and sympathy
What kind of novel and when written?
Gothic in 1818
What kind of setting?
Frame, Walton's ship stranded in ice
How is story told and how long does the monster's story cover?
Walton's letters and two years from his creation.
Who are the characters?
Robert Walton- Arctic explorer, ambitious- Victor Frankenstein- Scientist, follows quest for the principle of life- The Monster- Frankenstein's creation- Elizabeth Lavenze- Frankenstein's sister and wife- Henry Clerval- Frankenstein's best friend and character foil
Over reaching ambition, Humans and Nature, Injustice, Friendship vs. Isolation, Education, Evil, Fate and destiny
Main Symbols
The journey, Enclosed, isolated places, books and reading, snow and ice, fire
Walton, Frankenstein, Monster
All use educated language
That which evokes sympathy and pity
The Modern Prometheus