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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what city do Victor and his father stop on their journey from Ireland to Geneva?
2. Why did Victor rush home as soon as possible after the death of Elizabeth?
3. Why do Henry and Victor decide to visit Edinburgh?
4. In which book did the creature learn about founders of ancient republics?
5. Who was Felix?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who does Victor try to enlist to help him find and exact his revenge on the creature?
2. What caused the creature to begin to wonder about his own origins?
3. What happened to Safie’s traveling companion when they were just a short distance from the cottagers?
4. What does the creature ask Victor to give to him in Chapter 17?
5. How does Victor explain his appearance on an ice flow in the middle of the Artic Sea?
6. Why does Victor travel to England in Chapter 18? Who travels with him?
7. What does the creature find in the clothing he took from Frankenstein that alerts him to the way in which he came to life? How does this make him feel?
8. Why did Safie come in search of Felix, as described in Chapter 14?
9. Why does Elizabeth console Victor as they travel to the inn at Evian on their wedding night?
10. How do Agatha and Safie respond to the creature when they find him speaking with Mr. DeLacey?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the creature’s observations of the DeLacey family. Why is the creature so interested in this particular family? What does the creature learn from them? How does this knowledge affect the creature, both positively and negatively?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the creature and Victor. Victor says in the beginning that he made the creature in his own image. What does he mean by this? How are they alike? How are they different? Why does Victor abandon his creation? What does this say about Victor’s relationship with himself? Why does the creature continuously seek out his creator only to torture him?
Essay Topic 3
How does Shelley express the theme of loneliness throughout the novel? Choose two scenes that express the theme and describe them here. What message is Shelley sending about the effects of loneliness through the character of the creature? Explain.
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