Frankenstein 1

Frankenstein 1 - Jonathan Gold Dr. Mary Mar September 30,...

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Jonathan Gold September 30, 2005 Dr. Mary Mar Frankenstein Response Robert Walton, an English captain, is headed on a voyage to the North Pole. In the first letter, he tells his sister of the preparations leading up to his departure and his burning desire to accomplish some great purpose. He wishes to set foot on some undiscovered territory, like discovering a northern passage to the Pacific. People in this time period are out to discover something new in the world, and to seek adventure. In the second letter, Walton becomes tired some of this fellow crew, and feels lonely and isolated, begins the search the “marvelous”, which pushes him. In the brief third letter, Walton tells his sister that his ship has set sail and that he has confidence that he will achieve his goal. Just because you search for something and don’t succeed doesn’t mean give up, Walton has the power to continue. In the fourth letter, the ship becomes stuck between huge sheets of ice, and Walton finds a strange weak and desperate of salvation. As time passes, Walton and the stranger become friends, and the stranger begins to tell
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2009 for the course ENG 100 taught by Professor Marr during the Spring '09 term at Union.

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