Frankenstein Volume 3

The final chapters of Frankenstein further the numerous motifs and themes throughout the novel, while leaving the reader questioning who is at fault, who is the hero, and what each character’s role was. The narrative shifts again, going from Victor to the monster, then back to Victor and Walton for the last volume. Victor is horrified at the prospect of creating a companion for his creature, and hypothesizes them not retreating away from humanity, but interfering with it, and even procreating to create a new race of “monsters”.… Read the rest here

Frankenstein Volume II

Volume II of Frankenstein opens with Victor trying to navigate through his guilt. He makes his way to Chamonix where he finally encounters his monster again. Though the encounter isn’t in any way friendly, the monster is able to convince Victor to listen to his story. The perspective then switches over to the viewpoint of the monster who tells of his life after escaping Victor’s laboratory. He reveals that he had a couple run ins with various people which had all resulted in them running away.… Read the rest here

Frankenstien Volume ll

In volume two of Frankenstein Victor travels to Chamounix after the mourning of William. While there Victor encounters The Monster for the first time since its creation. In this confrontation Frankenstein at once tries to kill it. However through some persuasion the Monster is able to convince his creator to listen to its story. Shelly then switches the stories perspective from being told by Frankenstein to being told by The Monster. The Monster recounts his travels from the University to a small farm owned by an old man, Agatha, and Felix.… Read the rest here

Frankenstein Pages 61-107

In the second section of Frankenstein by Mary Shelly, Victor Frankenstein succumbs to an overwhelming darkness in his psyche after his brother William is killed by his creation. He is distraught not only because of his responsibility to creating the Monster, but the fact that he cannot clear the name of Justine Moritz, the girl who was a ward of the Frankenstein family and executed wrongly for the murder of William Frankenstein. Alphonse Frankenstein, Victor’s father, attempts to clear the minds of his family from their recent terrors and takes them to Belrive, Switzerland as a distraction.Read the rest here

Frankenstein Volume II

In Volume II of Frankenstein author Mary Shelly depicts the protagonist, Victor Frankenstein in deep distress after his creation killed his younger brother William. Victor wants vengeance on the monster that killed Justine and William. In order to “seek relief” from the situation Victor goes to the valley of Chamounix. In nature the protagonist is nostalgic of his pleasant childhood. Shelly describes the sublime valley as giving the protagonist consolation. While in the wilderness Victor encounters the creature he created.… Read the rest here

Frankenstein 60-108

Chapter Nine begins with Victor in a deep depression, even considering suicide, after the death of William and execution of Justine. Realizing Victor’s poor state, Alphonse takes the family on a trip to Belrive. The place’s beautiful scenery gives Victor momentary bliss. However, the depression resurfaces, so he later decides to travel on his own to Montavert hoping the scenery will cheer him up again. He takes in the beauty of the mountains and glaciers and is somewhat comforted by the “sublime” view.… Read the rest here

Frankenstein, 61-107

After Justine’s execution, Victor starts to become extremely sad and even contemplates suicide.  He is held back by the thought of Elizabeth, his father, and the beautiful scenery at his family home.  Victor then finds himself in despair once again and looks to find something pure with natural beauty so he ventures to the summit of Montanvert, where he comes across his monster.  The monster convinces Victor to come back to his ice cave and here is where the perspective changes in this book to that of the monsters. … Read the rest here

Frankenstein Pages 61-107

The second half of Mary Shelley’s novella, Frankenstein, portrayed the lonely creature’s journey and attachment to an estranged family. Victor Frankenstein happened to cross paths with his creation while clearing his mind in the woods. Frankenstein listened to the tale of his creature, which created a shift in narration from Victor to the nameless creation. He began by explaining the sensations that overwhelmed him causing much confusion between touch, sight, and smell. However, his natural instincts allowed him to follow the moon, which in turn introduced him to the warmth of the fire that was left behind by travelers.… Read the rest here

Frankenstein: pp. 60-108

In the second section of Mary Shelley’s novella Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein finally officially meets his creation. Frankenstein is back in Geneva with family because of his brother William’s death and one day goes exploring in the wilderness. When he finishes scaling some rocks, he notices the figure of a tall, dark person in the distance; this figure turns out to be the being he created. Instead of running away, Frankenstein starts yelling at the creature, who tells him to come to a nearby hut and listen to his story.… Read the rest here

Blog on Pages 60-121

Frankenstein begins to take a turn towards the “monster’s” perspective in pages sixty through one hundred twenty one. While Frankenstein’s perspective still plays a role, the monster’s perspective on life is a heavy feature to this reading. The monster meets with Frankenstein and begins to discuss his life where the reader realizes what the monster has gone through. From first finding out where he was to eventually learning language, the reader can see how truly intelligent this creature is.… Read the rest here