Types of Conflict Internal or External? Evidence Man vs Self Internal (A conflict that occurs within the mind of a single character.) ” I was tempted to plunge into the silent lake, that the waters might close over me and my calamities forever. But I was restrained, when I thought of the heroic and suffering Elizabeth, […]

“There is love in me the likes of which you’ve never seen. There is rage in me the likes of which should never escape. If I am not satisfied int he one, I will indulge the other.” The famous gothic novel ‘Frankenstein’ by Mary Shelley follows the doomed downfall of the rich, and ambitious Victor […]

Trait 1: Supernatural powers -Superhuman speed and strength -Able to withstand extreme conditions -Massive physical prescence Trait 2: Dualism -Shown with his interactions and observations of the De Lacey family -Begins as an essentially good character -After being turned away, attacked and feared, he becomes vengeful and develops a hatred for the human race Trait […]

“Pleasure is the only thing worth having a theory about… But I am afraid I cannot claim my theory as my own. It belongs to Nature, not to me. Pleasure is Nature’s test, her sign of approval. When we are happy we are always good, but when we are good we are not always happy.” […]

Chapter 1 Summary: The story begins in an art studio, in which Lord Henry Wotton admires the soon to be finished masterpiece by painter Basil Hallward, of a young man soon learnt to be a portrait of the beautiful Dorian Gray. Henry urges him to exhibit the painting at Grosvenor but Basil detests, insisting he […]

“Yes, I have been ill, very ill, But why do you say that I have lost control of my mind, why do you say that I am mad?” ‘The Telltale Heart’, by Edgar Allan Poe is a gothic short story exploring the mind of an old man who delves deeper into insanity and through his […]

Activity one: The Plot Timeline            Add to the timeline by supplying a piece of evidence to support the event that is being described. Sailed into the Arctic: Robert Walton captains a ship sailing into the arctic. – ” I have read with ardour the accounts of the various voyages which […]

Shelley describes a psychological progression of events which perfectly coincides with Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, correctly establishing each of the aspects which make up the hierarchy, as well as the decline if one is unable to attain each subsequent level. Victor is frightened by his creation and leaves the creature, and as a result […]

  Activity one: The Plot Timeline            Add to the timeline by supplying a piece of evidence to support the event that is being described. Timeline on separate post. Activity Two: New Language. In the opening passage of chapter 1, students should identify words they do not understand. They should make […]

Souls Constructed & prosperity and ruin: Foreshadows that he will construct Frankenstein’s monster out of curiosity on how a soul can be constructed. Victor Frankenstein fate of this creation will be successful or result in destruction. Juxtaposition is used to draw similarity between these polar opposite terms, meaning that humans are bound to both success […]