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    Frankenstein

    By:Mary Shelly

    Chapter Analysis by:

    Jeremy Ryan

    Bastian Vsquez

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    Mary Shelly

    (borned on 30th of august,1797 and died on 1st of

    febreaury ,1851)

    She got the inspiration in a dream. Later she had

    to put a scientific background and got the

    inspiration from the scientists: Luigi Galvanni,

    (nephew) Giovanni Aldini, Andrew Ure, Konrad

    Dippel.

    Mary Shelly wrote the book when she was 18

    years old.

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    Gothic literature

    Includes opposing ideas , like in frankenstein

    :good/evil, innocence/guilt, etc.

    Mary Shelly expands this concept, and we can

    see it in this story because there is no hero or

    villan but we as readers feel attracted and

    repulsed by V. Frankenstein and the monster.

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    Writing style

    Diction : During this two chapters Mary Shelley

    selected words that arent very common, or they

    exaggerate things. From the diction we can know

    the style and get the imagery the author tries tomake us sense.

    Imagery: In this chapters M.S. make us feel the

    monster like a horrible thing and the nature like a

    sublime one.

    Style: We think is rich and flowery.

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    Writing style

    We think that its rich because it uses a large

    vocabulary: quoting from the book

    http://www.planetpdf.com/planetpdf/pdfs/free_ebooks/Frankenstein_NT.p

    df page 139-140Abhorred monster! Fiend that thouart! The tortures of hell are too mild a vengeance

    for thy crimes. Wretched devil! You reproach me

    with your creation, come on, then, that I may

    extinguish the spark which I so negligently

    bestowed.

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    Writing style

    And flowery because it describes the enviroment witha lot of details. Now quoting fromhttp://www.planetpdf.com/planetpdf/pdfs/free_ebooks/Frankenstein_NT.pdfpage 134

    I spent the following day roaming through the valley. I stoodbeside the sources of the Arveiron, which take their rise in aglacier, that with slow pace is advancing down from thesummit of the hills to barricade the valley. The abrupt sides ofvast mountains were before me; the icy wall of the glacieroverhung me; a few shattered pines were scattered around;and the solemn silence of this glorious presence-chamber ofimperial nature was broken only by the brawling waves or thefall of some vast fragment, the thunder sound of theavalanche or the cracking, reverberated along the mountains,of the accumulated ice.

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    Diction

    Another word used a lot in both chapters is woe.

    In chapter 9 V. Frankenstein mention the Andes,

    which shows the knowledge of V. Frankenstein

    and Mary Shelley.

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    Characters in the chapters

    9-10Victor frankenstein (Narrator)Alphonse frankenstein (Victors father)

    Elizabeth (adopted sister and wife of Victor)

    Monster (Victors creation)

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    Before chapter 9-10

    Assassination ofVictors brother (William)

    Execution of Justine Moritz, accused of the

    murder of William.

    Alphonse takes Victor on a trip to the mountains .

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    Chapter 9

    Victor,his father and elizabeth ,are shocked

    because ofwilliams and Justines dead.

    Victor feels guilty of the dead of Justine.

    Elizabeth does her work with less charm and his

    father tells Victor his sorrow.

    Victor thoughts about suicide throwing himself to

    the lake.

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    Chapter 9-10

    When Victor thinks of committing suicide, it

    represents one of the characteristics of the gothic

    literature. H e thought in suicide while he is in the

    river (he feel like in an abyss of guilt), and inchapter 10 he feels freed while he is in the

    mountains (happy state of mind).

    The river (low) and the mountains (high) are

    metaphors to express the dualism.

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    Chapter 10

    Victor F. went to the arveiron (there are the

    glaciers)

    Victor F. went to summit of Montanver

    He feels freed and good remembering the

    glaciers .

    Victor meets the monster , they confront , he

    went with the monster to listen his story.

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    Importance of this chapters

    in the storyV. Frankenstein feels less pain from the dead ofWilliam and Justine, because of being in contact

    with nature.

    He confronts the monster and agreed to hear themonsters story.

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    Bibliography

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Shelley

    Decoding the Past: In search of the real

    Frankenstein (Documentary).

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Shelleyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Shelley