Frankenstein
Frankenstein
by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Light and Fire
The Bible
Adam, Eden, Other Biblical Business
Exploration
The Sublime
The Spark
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Epigraph?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Classic Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Brain Snacks
Sex Rating
Shout Outs
Brief Summary
Events
Preface
Letter 1
Letter 2
Letter 3
Letter 4
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Characters
Victor Frankenstein
Victor Frankenstein Timeline
The monster
The monster Timeline
Robert Walton
Robert Walton Timeline
Henry Clerval
Elizabeth Lavenza
Alphonse Frankenstein
William Frankenstein
Justine Moritz
Caroline Frankenstein
De Lacey
Felix, Safie, and Agatha
Mr. Kirwin
M. Waldman
M. Krempe
Study Questions
Character Role Identification
Protagonist
Antagonist
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Life, Consciousness, and Existence
Life, Consciousness, and Existence Quotes
Science
Science Quotes
Appearances
Appearances Quotes
Revenge
Revenge Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Exploration Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Compassion and Forgiveness
Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes
Sacrifice
Sacrifice Quotes
Lies and Deceit
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Secrecy
Secrecy Quotes
Fate and Free Will
Fate and Free Will Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
To Victor Go the Spoils
To Victor Go the Spoils Flashcards
To Victor Go the Spoils True or False
A Lot o' Plot
A Lot o' Plot Flashcards
A Lot o' Plot True or False
Monstrous
Monstrous Flashcards
Monstrous True or False
Movie
Essay
Teaching Frankenstein
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Playing with Fire: Frankenstein as Modern Prometheus
Walking A Mile in the Monster's Shoes
Breaking News: Stormy Weather Puts the Science Back in Fiction
Characterization
Chew On This
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Why Should I Care?
Character Journal Entry
Book vs. Movie
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
Photos