The Creature's Beginning
by Mary Shelley from Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
Chapter V passage: Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Frankenstein" has become one of the most iconic monster stories of all time. While many adaptations have changed the story and the meaning of her book, the original is still an intriguing tale. Students will read this passage and answer questions on the character traits of Victor Frankenstein and the language.