Frankenstein Chapters 16-24 Flashcard Example #75318

What did the creature do to the cottage when he returned and found that the De Laceys had
moved out?
He set fire to it in a rage.
What was the reaction of the man whose daughter was saved from drowning by the creature?
He took the girl from the creature’s arms, and shot the creature when he pursued the pair.
What discovery did the creature make when he approached another human?
He seized a small boy, and discovered that he was William Frankenstein.
What did the creature do to this person?
He strangled the boy.
How did the creature feel after his deed?
He was delighted that he was able to create despair for his creator.
What did the creature tell Frankenstein about the locket?
He said he found the locket on the boy, and took it.
What did the creature ask Frankenstein to do, and why?
He asked Frankenstein to create a female for him. He said that he was malicious because he
was unhappy.
How did Frankenstein react to this request?
At first he refused, but as the creature continued his argument, Frankenstein felt compassion for
him, and finally agreed to create a female.
What threat did the creature make when he saw Frankenstein destroy his second creation?
He said, “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?
It was Henry Clerval.
What happened at Frankenstein’s trial?
He was acquitted and released.
What event occurred next in Frankenstein’s life?
He married Elizabeth.
What happened on Frankenstein and Elizabeth’s wedding night?
The creature broke into the room and killed Elizabeth.
What happened to Frankenstein’s father as a result of this latest tragedy?
He died of grief.
What was the magistrate’s response when Frankenstein told him the entire story of the creature?
The magistrate believed him, but said that he didn’t think he and his men would be successful in
catching the creature.
What did Frankenstein do after he left the magistrate?
He decided to pursue the monster and kill him.
What request does Frankenstein make of Robert Walton?
He asks Robert Walton to destroy the creature if he
ever has the opportunity.
What happened to Frankenstein?
He died of natural causes while in the cabin on the ship.
What happened to the creature?
He told Walton that he was going to
travel in the far north and kill himself.
Whom did Frankenstein meet after he had ascended to the summit of Montanvert?
He met his creature.
How did Frankenstein react to this meeting?
he was full of rage and horror.
What did the creature want of Frankenstein?
He wanted Frankenstein to listen to the account of his life so far.
How did the creature feel when he first felt life?
He felt confused because of all of the new sensations.
What was the reaction of the villagers the creature encountered?
They shrieked, and threw rocks and other things at him, and drove him away from the village.
Where did the creature take shelter?
He stayed in a lean-to attached to a cottage
What observations did the creature make about the people in the cottage?
He saw that they cared for each other, that the two younger people treated the older man with
great respect, and that they were often sad and hungry.
What does the creature learn to do, and how does he learn this?
He learns to speak, and then to read, by observing and listening to the cottagers.
What was the elder De Lacey’s reaction when the creature entered the cottage and began
speaking with him?
The elder man was blind, and therefore could not see how hideous the creature looked. He
invited the creature in and agreed to listen to his story.
What was the reaction of the rest of the De Lacey family when they saw the creature?
Agatha fainted, Safie fled, and Felix hit him with a stick until he left the cottage.

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