alone, he has no one to talk to and no one to tell stories and to share adventures with. He insists that he daydreams too much and having a friend will stop it. states that he feels alone and discouraged because he has to write his ideas and everything that comes to his mind because he has no one else to tell them too. Letter 3 12. How does Walton say he will be when he encounters danger? Walton insists that he will be calm, preserving and prudent. Quote Theme Context Analysis “Iam, however, in spirits: my men are bold and apparently firm of purpose, nor do the floating sheets of ice… appear to dismay them” Romanticism This quote shows that the men that Walton hired are encouraged to achieve and find whatever they are on their expedition for. It shows how loyal his men are to him, they treat him with a great sense of power, however, Walton just has them to help him out with stuff and the men are still loyal. Letter 4 13. What strange sight did Walton and his crew see? Walton and his crew saw dogs pulling a giant man on a sled. 14. Walton describes how his crew helped an emaciated, exhausted man. What did the man say he had been doing in the arctic? The man insists that he is looking for the one who fled from him; to find the monster. 15. How does Walton feel about the man they rescued? What reasons does he give? Walton feels happy now that he has a friend and he loves the man like a brother.
Avila 4 16. What warning does the rescued man give to Walton? That if they seek knowledge and wisdom, it will end badly. Victor is trying to make Walton avoid the same path that Victor went down. Since Victor is the mariner he will tell tales and offer warnings. Quote Theme Context Analysis "He must have been a noble creature in his better days, being even now in wreck so attractive and amiable." Passion and Regret In this quote Walton insists that his friends seems to be a little more different than he imagined him to be. Walton states that his friend seems to be troubled because of all of his concerns. To have your first friend as a person that seems to be troubled can be hard, however, Walton has to be thankful and passionate for his friend because he finally has a companion. Chapter 1 17. What modern day country would Victor be from if he says he is “by birth a Genevese”? Victor would be from Switzerland. 18. Describe the history of the relationship of Victor’s parents and his family history. Victor was really good friends with his mother.When Victor’s mother’s father died, Victor’s father took her in, sheltered her and saved her. 19. Fill in the blanks of the description uses for his parents’ treatment of him: “I was their plaything and their idol , and something better – their child, the innocent and helpless creature bestowed on them by heaven, whom to bring up to good , and whose future lot it was in their hands to direct happiness or misery , according as they fulfilled their duties towards me.” 20. What’s the story of how Elizabeth joined the Frankenstein family?
Avila 5 Elizabeth was adopted by Victor and his mom at an orphan edge.
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