This is a research task that should go straight into your controlled assessments: research the role of women in 17th and 19th Century England. What rights and responsibilities did women have in these eras of history? Research Shelley’s life. How does our understanding of history impact our understanding of the play/novel? Ext: research Aristotle and…
Comparing FM and Iago 1
Creating the Monster
Frankenstein Prologue Lesson 1
Monster Mash Gothic Victor Frankenstein does not reveal how he brought his creature to life. Shelley writes: ‘With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet.’ Does this quotation imply that…
Begin to read Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. You should aim to read Captain Walton’s introduction to the story and then try to read Victor Frankenstein’s first few chapters. Here is a copy of the 1818 text for you to read online.
Developing PEAL IAGO