PLOT DEVELOPMENT

FRANKENSTEIN:

By: Kylee Watkins, Dallas Brown, Jay Hefti, and Sam Cason

EXPOSITION It's the portion of a story or novel that introduces important background information to the audience.

The story begins with Robert Walton writing letters to his sister, Margaret Saville, about his adventure to the North, the discovery of his new friend, Victor Frankenstein, and the creation of his monster.

RISING ACTION a series of incidents in plot development that build toward the point of greatest interest.

It begins after the readers are introduced to the Frankenstein family and Victor’s passion for science. After the death of his mother, Victor becomes further obsessed with the idea of reanimating life that he soon finds out was one of the biggest mistakes of his life because it caused many deaths to people who were dear to him. He returns to Geneva to see his family when he hears that his brother William has passed.

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CLIMAX the highest or most intense point in the development or resolution of the plot.

When Victor heals, he goes on a quest to try and destroy the monster. When they finally meet Victor hears about the monster's journey since he was created. He promises to leave everyone alone if Victor agrees to build the monster a mate so he could go on to live with a partner.

FALLING ACTION:The part of a story that happens after the climax has occurred and the conflict has been resolved.

Victor begins to wonder if creating a female would be a bad thing. After having continuous thoughts he decides to destroy the female creation and as revenge the monster kills Elizabeth on the night of their wedding and on that very night Victor goes to find the monster and destroy him once and for all.

Frankenstein: Elizabeth's Death

RESOLUTION/DENOUMENT It's the point in the novel or stories plot line where the conflict is solved.

Victor and the monster both die. Walton decides to discontinue his adventure to the North Pole which means he most likely learned something from Victor's story about the limits of scientific inquiry