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Frankenstein Revision Check List

CORE IDEAS/MESSAGE

  • That human beings are capable of accomplishing extraordinary feats but there are natural limitations and boundaries which should be observed. Disaster and tragedy occur when ambition is not controlled and checked by moral constraints.

Can you:

Write a clear definition of epistolary form

Write a clear definition of frame narrative

Write a clear definition of Romanticism

Write a clear definition of the sublime

Write a clear definition of prejudice

Write a clear definition of grotesque

Write a clear definition of Gothic horror

Write a clear definition of symbolism

Write a clear definition of allegory

Write a clear definition of antithesis

 

What is the name of the biological method invented by Luigi Galvani, which involves stimulating muscles with an electrical current?

Which figure from Greek mythology is Victor compared to and why?

Which famous epic poem by John Milton, about the ‘Fall of Man’, is often alluded to in the novel?

How is the theme of knowledge expressed through Walton’s journey to the Arctic?

Can you summarise some of the key political, social and philosophical beliefs associated with Romanticism?

Who was Mary Shelley’s famous father and what was he famous for? How might he have been an influence on the novel?

Who was Mary Shelley’s famous husband and what was he famous for? How might he have been an influence on the novel?

 

Can you remember and write down 10-15 quotes without looking at notes

 

Understanding and Revision Topics

Notes

Plan

Write

Timed

Victor Frankenstein

 

 

 

 

The creature/monster

 

 

 

 

Robert Walton

 

 

 

 

Clerval

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth

 

 

 

 

Justine and William

 

 

 

 

Alphonse and Caroline Frankenstein

 

 

 

 

The De Laceys and Safie

 

 

 

 

Ambition

 

 

 

 

Isolation

 

 

 

 

Knowledge

 

 

 

 

Nature

 

 

 

 

Prejudice

 

 

 

 

Companionship

 

 

 

 

Nature / Nurture

 

 

 

 

Revenge

 

 

 

 

Social class

 

 

 

 

Justice

 

 

 

 

Responsibility

 

 

 

 

Destiny / Fate