The novel begins in a frame narrative: Robert Walton, the captain of a ship, recounts his adventures through a series of letters to his sister back in England. Walton encounters Victor Frankenstein in the seas near the North Pole and is told his story, and the major part of the novel consists of Frankenstein's narration of his strange adventures.
Victor tells Walton of his early life in Geneva and his close relationships with his
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outsider has a link to nature, like Heathcliff in Brontë's Wuthering Heights. Think about the monster as an outsider. Victor also seems to have this link with nature--is he another outsider?
9. Examine the role of suspense and foreshadowing throughout the novel. Does Victor's blatant foreshadowing reveal too much of his narrative? Do Walton and the monster's narratives include the same type or degree of foreshadowing? If not, how can you account for this difference?