The creature finds fire

The Creature Finds Fire


by Mary Shelley from Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

Chapter 11 passage: Published in 1818, Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" is much different from the modern adaptations of her novel. In this passage, the reader hears the Creature's story of his first awakenings in the forest. After reading the text, students will respond to questions on the language and the theme.