frankenstein part 1
HOMEWORK DUE TODAY:
Read Frankenstein, Letters 1-4, and chapters 1-8 and complete the Starting Points workbook.
Discuss Frankenstein reading assignment (Letters 1-4, and chapters 1-8)
Watch Sparknotes Frankenstein summary (stop at 2:17)
The primary purpose in reading Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is to explore two opposing views of the nature of man. Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, takes one position while Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, takes the opposing viewpoint.
Who is the author of these letters and to whom are they addressed?
Where do the letters originate?
How do the letters set the framework for the rest of the story?
Who is this person? What role do they play in the story?
The background and history of Victor Frankenstein
Chapter 1: Childhood Memories
Chapter 2: The Destructive Spark of an Oak Tree
Chapter 3: At the University of Ingolstadt
Chapter 4: An Amazing Discovery
Chapter 5: It's Alive!
Chapter 6: Clerval, A Friend Indeed
Chapter 7: Bad News Returns Victor to Geneva
Chapter 8: The Trial of Justine
which worldview wins?
HOMEWORK DUE NEXT WEEK:
ASAP go take the Class Reflection Survey.
Read Frankenstein, Chapters 9- 16 and complete the Starting Points workbook questions.