Frankenstein ACTUAL questions Flashcard Example #18870

Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein in response to a challenge
True
What discussions between Byron and Shelley influenced thr development of her idea?
They were discussing the nature of life
Mary Shelley said she was trying to preserve the truth of the elementary principles of human nature
True
What is the form of the novel?
Epistolary
Who was writing the letters?
Robert Walton
To whom were the letters written?
To the writer’s sister
Where is the writer, and why is he there?
He is in the Arctic, exploring unknown regions.
Frankenstein was one of the sailors.
False
How does Robert feel about Frankenstein?
He likes him and hopes they will be friends.
Frankenstein is in the Arctic to escape from the creature.
False
Frankenstein is telling his story to Robert Walton
True
How did Elizabeth come to live with the Frankensteins?
Victor’s mother asked the peasants
Victor Frankenstein and Henry Clerval had been friends since childhood
True
The authors Frankenstein enjoyed talked about the life of the soul in heaven
False
What natural phenomena influenced Frankenstein?
Lightning
What two major events happened to Frankenstein when he was 17?
His mother died and he went to uni in Inglostadt
Frankenstein wanted to create life in a test tube
False
How did Frankenstein feel when his experiment succeeded?
He was horrified and disgusted
What type of illness afflicted Frankenstein after he completed his creation?
Fever and delirium for several months
Who took care of Frankenstein during his illness?
Henry Clerval
From whom was the letter Clerval gave to Frankenstein when he recovered?
Elizabeth
Frankenstein and Clerval spent the next few months preparing a new experiment
False
Frankenstein received news his brother Ernest had been murdered
False
Where did Frankenstein see the creature?
Outside the gates of Geneva
Frankenstein was torn between wanting to save the accused Justine and not revealing his secret
True
Frankenstein told the judges his story but they didn’t believe him
False
What happened to Justine?
She confessed and was hanged
What was Frankenstein’s state of mind after the trial of Justine?
Remorse
Where did Frankenstein go to seek relief?
The Apine valley and the village of Chamounix
Where did Frankenstein meet his creature?
The summit of Montanvert
Frankenstein was delighted to meet his creature
False
What did the creature want from Frankenstein?
To listen to his life story
At first the creature had felt confused from the new sensations of life
True
The villagers that the creature encountered were awed by him
False
Where did the creature take shelter?
In a lean-to
Which of the following was NOT an observation made by the creature about the DeLaceys?
They were very happy
How did the creature learn to speak and read?
He observed and listened
The elder DeLacey was bline
True
What did the DeLacey family think of Frankenstein?
Agatha fainted, Sadie fled, Felix hit him with a stick
The creature moved into the DeLacey cottage
False
Who did the creature save?
He saved a girl from drowning
Why did the creature seize William Frankenstein?
He wanted the boy for a companion
What did the creature do to William Frankenstein?
He strangled him
The creature was delighted he could create despair for his creator
True
Why did the creature put the locket in Justine’s pocket?
He intended for her to take the blame for the murder
The creature asked Frankenstein how to create life
False
Frankenstein refused, but as he listened, he agreed to create another creature
True
What did the creature say when Frankenstein backed iut of the agreement?
I will be with you on your wedding night.
What happened to Frankenstein when he landed his boat?
He was accused of murder
Who had been the creature’s most recent victim?
Henry Clerval
At the trial, Frankenstein was found insane and innocent
False
What did Frankenstein do next?
He married Elizabeth
What happened on the wedding night?
The creature killed Elizabeth
Frankenstein’s father went insane with grief
false he ded
What did Frankenstein do when he left the magistrate?
He decided to pursue and kill the creature
The creature strangled Victor Frankenstein
False
What happened to the creature?
He floated away in the darkness.

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