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“Frankenstein” starts out with a character named Robert Walton writing numerous letters to his sister. The letters were about his journey to find the Northern Passage. As the he was writing these letters he explained to her that he felt very lonely and he wanted a friend, someone who could sympathize with him. As his journey progresses it comes to a halt, his ship is surrounded by sheets of ice. While his crew was waiting for the ice to disperse, they spotted in the distance what seemed to be a being of a very large stature. In the morning Walton and his
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Unformatted text preview: crew came upon a man on a sledge on a slab of ice. Before the stranger would come aboard he requested where the ship was headed. After the stranger found out that the ship was headed to northern pole, he came aboard. The stranger was recovering slowly. The lieutenant told the stranger that he also seen someone also riding in a sledge. This captured the stranger’s attention, and he asked many questions. Over time Walton and the stranger become friends...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course HISTORY 701247 taught by Professor Dr.hodges during the Spring '10 term at WVU.

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