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Frankenstein Questions

Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley is discussed in terms of chapters 1-7. These areas are emphasized:

Does Frankenstein's pampered background affect his opinion or his behavior toward others?

Frankenstein is sure the monster killed William. Why (your opinion) won't he reveal this or seek help to capture or kill it?

Does Frankenstein's pampered background affect his opinion or his behavior toward others?

Frankenstein is sure the monster killed William. Why (your opinion) won't he reveal this or seek help to capture or kill it?

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Please allow some of my ideas to help:

1. Does Frankenstein's pampered background affect his opinion or his behavior toward others? Although I do see the author's use of socioeconomic implications in the themes of benevolence toward others and charity, I think that Frankenstein's arrogance is more intellectual than class-based. For ...

Solution Summary

This posting highlights chapters 1-7 of the novel.

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