1. List the title and author of the work you read.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
2. Briefly describe the plot (action) of the work. What happens?
Robert Walton (the first narrator) finds Victor Frankenstein adrift in the Arctic. After a week’s recovery Frankenstein tells his story. As Victor was growing up he had always been interested in alchemy and pseudo-sciences. He hoped to one day to be able overcome death and decay. Victor learned how to
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no one to love him.
7. What is your response to this work? Did you like what the author was trying to say or show? Would you recommend this work to a friend? Explain.
I do agree that love is a powerful force, but I don’t know that love or a “societal let-down” can cause a person (or monster) to kill. I would recommend this if the friend had some extra time going to waste.