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Source: Black, S. (2019). Frankenstein [Digital montage].
"Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus (1818), is a combination of Gothic horror story and science fiction. The book tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a Swiss student of natural science who creates an artificial man from pieces of corpses and brings his creature to life." (Britannica, n.d.)
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Frankenstein | Explore more: Study guides
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Frankenstein Graphic Novel Study Guide by
Publication Date: 2008
These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Containing 11 reproducible exercises to maximize vocabulary development and comprehension skills, these guides include pre- and post- reading activities, story synopses, key vocabulary, and answer keys. The guides are digital, you simply print the activities you need for each lesson.
Frankenstein Novel Study Guide by
Publication Date: 2010
Thirty-five reproducible activities per guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills while teaching high-order critical thinking. Also included are teaching suggestions, background notes, summaries, and answer keys. The guide is digital; simply print the activities you need for each lesson. Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classic novels will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by
Publication Date: 2007
Perhaps best known for the horror films it has spawned, Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", published in 1818 and revised in 1831, is a tale that warns against the "advancements" of modern man and the Industrial Revolution. This still-potent story is given new life with this latest inclusion to the "Bloom's Guides" series. A sharp critical overview distills the symbolic essence of the work, while "The Story Behind The Story" section enhances a student's overall comprehension of Frankenstein's historical background.
Women's Gothic: From Clara Reeve to Mary Shelley by
Publication Date: 2004
Female writers of the Gothic were hell-raisers in more than one sense: not only did they specialize in evoking scenes of horror, cruelty, and supernaturalism, but in doing so they exploded the literary conventions of the day, and laid claim to realms of the imagination hitherto reserved for men. They were rewarded with popular success, large profits, and even critical adulation. E.J. Clery's acclaimed study tells the strange but true story of women's gothic. She identifies contemporary fascination with the operation of the passions and the example of the great tragic actress Sarah Siddons as enabling factors, and then examines in depth the careers of two pioneers of the genre, Clara Reeve and Sophie Lee, its reigning queen, Ann Radcliffe, and the daring experimentalists Joanna Baillie and Charlotte Dacre. The account culminates with Mary Shelley, whose Frankenstein (1818) has attained mythical status. Students and scholars as well as general readers will find Women's Gothic a stimulating introduction to an important literary mode.
Frankenstein | Explore more: Videos
"Stories of man-made creatures have permeated the history of mankind. This film compares Mary Shelley's creature with other influential monster myths and explains how these tales have developed over time." (National Theatre, 2011)
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Bibliography / Reference list: National Theatre (2011). Frankenstein: Stories of man-made monsters [eVideo] National Theatre. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/_lyGl64mrHQ