1. Good evening Mrs. Shelley. How are you?
A quick opener question to open up the interview.
2. How do you like the weather down here in Southern
California? Its really nice, huh?
Knowing that Shelly is a Romantic who could spend an eternity
The North Pole
The setting in which the ship is stuck, as well as where Victors final pursuit
occurs, is symbolic. It is clearly cold and brutal outside, similar to that of Victors
heart. He has been completely stripped of all that he loved and ca
This first poem makes use of an alliteration in line three, to describe the
monster in all of his the impending fear that is approaching Victor. The whole poem
is conveying a sense of paranoia through the use of these devices. There Is also a
When Shelly writes this novel, it is imperative that she uses the right words to
invoke the right senses in the reader. For example, in order to create a sense of
fear, she uses words like, His yellow skin scarcely covered the wo
One theme that the whole book revolves around that of nature. Likely
because Shelly was Romantic, she writes on the severe consequences of trying to
defy the laws of nature. Once Victor has broken he barrier between life and death by
I shall be with you on your wedding night (149)
Context: The monster tells this to Victor when he meets him, and makes the
request that Victor should make another monster that it can relate to and love.
Victor ends up refus
Where can we see foreshadowing?
Foreshadowing is evident when Victor meets the creature for the first time.
He promptly drops everything he has and runs away. At that moment, readers
should realize that because Victor fled, the monster
Where can we see irony?
The first obvious example of irony is the one that persists throughout the
whole story. Victor had the initial intention of breaking the established laws of
nature and creating life from the dead. Funny, because after Vi
At first, Victor is simply a young man fascinated with the ins and outs of
science and life. He becomes so fascinated with the concept of life and death, and is
able to finally able to play with th
Creating a monster
The first and most impactful plot twist is that the monster that Victor is
intending to create as a symbol of life, turns out to become a terrible monster and
actually brings death amongst the people. There was a bit of fore
Who was Mary Shelley?
Mary Shelley was fortunately born to a privileged family; her parents were
both well-educated and well off. Her father, William Godwin, was a political author,
took care of Shelly after her mother, Mary Wollenstone