Nathaniel Thickett - Frankenstein (Characters (Robert Walton - Captain of…
Nathaniel Thickett - Frankenstein
Part 1 - Themes/other
Guilt, regret, sacrifice - core themes part 1
Victor first encounters death after thunderstorm and later has a dream where he embraces Elizabeth but she turns into death
Robert Walton - Captain of ship that picks up victor - defies natures laws
Henry Clerval - childhood friend of Victor whose father was a merchant and friend of Victor's family. Attends same university as Vik.
The Creature - seen by crew members on carriage on ice pulled by dogs, created by Victor
Elizabeth - Frankenstein's adopted cousin who he had a deep connection with.
Margaret Saville - R.Walton sister
Victor's Father - hard worker
M Waldman. - Professor at Victor's university, agrees mankind holds power
Plot - 4 Letters
R Walton travels to north pole on expedition to find land
After being stuck in ice crew discovers weak, strange man who is looking for "daemon", crew saw strange man the night before
In one of Walton's letters he describes seeing a large man on a carriage
While Walton is discussing beliefs the strange man bursts out expressing his agreement with him, stranger agrees to tell Walton story
Part 1 - plot
Victor describes good life, childhood, Elizabeth
Victor's mother dies of illness as a result of catching scarlet fever from Elizabeth
Since early on Victor was obsessed with the secrets of the world, - "Agrippa"
Victor meets M Waldan
Victor Enrolls in Ingolstadt
Victor continues studies and elarns that he may be able to create another being and decides to make one larger than any other
After two years Victor is able to create life from an inanimate body, however he is disgusted by his creation and flees
Victor meets Clerval at university, Victor becomes sick and is nursed back to health by Henry
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Other - 4 Letters
Rime of the Ancien Mariner referenced by Walton
Theme of exploration, curiosity, and regret