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Frankenstein: Genres

Archived Guide: VCE English Units 3&4

Source: Black, S. (2019). Frankenstein [Digital montage].

Level 1 resource"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 | Genres: Gothic fiction

Levl 2Articles

Level 2 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

"Professor John Bowen discusses key motifs in Gothic novels, including the uncanny, the sublime and the supernatural. Filmed at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham." (British Library, 2014)

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In text reference / citation: Bowen (2014) or (Bowen, 2014)
Bibliography / Reference list: Bowen, J. (2014). The Gothic, [eVideo]. British Library, Retrieved from https://youtu.be/gNohDegnaOQ

Frankenstein | Genres: Science fiction

Levl 2Articles

"Stories, tales, and myths from all around the world posing speculative questions around technologies have existed long before Ray Bradbury and Frank Herbert, from the time-traveling Japanese fairy tale "Urashima Tarō” to some of the speculative elements of 1001 Arabian Nights. But there are a few eras that begin to shape what we’ve come to know as science fiction today." (PBS, 2018)

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In text reference / citation: Ellis (2018) or (Ellis, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: Ellis, L. (2018). The Evolution of Science Fiction, [eVideo]. PBS, Retrieved from https://youtu.be/T4j5tGNms14

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