Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


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The book opens with a scene of a ship in the Arctic Ocean. The ship is
stuck in the ice and unable to move. Robert Walton, the ship's captain, is
writing letters to his sister back home. The letters tell of his explorations
and the events that occur on the ship. Walton's crew pulls abord a lifeless
body and revive the man back to life. This man is Victor Frankenstein. Walton
and Frankenstein talk about why Victor is in the Arctic and Victor explains the
horrible and tragic story of the past few years of his life.
Victor was born to a very wealthy and popular family. While he was
still young his parents adopted a young girl with whom Victor would grow up with
and ...

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parts and put them together and used a special technique to bring the corpse to
life. At first Victor thought he had failed, but the creature sat up and was
alive. Victor was horrified by his own creation and fled his laboratory. The
monster then disappeared into the city.
Two years pasted and the monster wasn't heard from, until something
terrible happened. Victor's younger brother William was strangled to death. It
was believed that William's nanny and close friend of the family, Justine, had
murdered him. A lynch mob gathered and drug her off and hanged her. Later on
Victor saw his creature and realized that the monster murdered his brother not
Justine. Victor still in shock after his brother's death went to the mountains.
The monster followed him there. When Victor stopped the monster confronted him.
The monster explained to Victor how he survived while in hiding. He told Victor
of the family he watched through a crack in the wall of the abandoned shack ...

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