Frankenstein Final Assessment


Facts, information, and skills acquired by a person through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject

Quote 1 Victor

"So much has been done, exclaimed the soul of Frankenstein—more, far more, will I achieve; treading in the steps already marked, I will pioneer a new way, explore unknown powers, and unfold to the world the deepest mysteries of creation."

This quote explains that he is trying to gain knowledge about creating life. But he is unaware that his knowledge will come with consequences

Quote 2 Victor

"You seek for knowledge and wisdom, as I once did; and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may not be a serpent to sting you, as mine has been."

Victor is explaining to Robert Walton that sometime expressing your knowledge can hurt you and the ones you love

Robert Walton Quote

One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought, for the dominion I should acquire and transmit over the elemental foes of our race.

Robert Walton explains that the price of someones life is worth the price of knowledge that he seeks

Creature Quote

but how was I terrified when I viewed myself in a transparent pool! At first I started back, unable to believe that it was indeed I who was reflected in the mirror; and when I became fully convinced that I was in reality the monster that I am, I was filled with the bitterest sensations of despondence and mortification.

The Creature realizes that he is a monster and that is why people are running away from him. He realizes after this that he can never be a regular human.

Creature Quote 2

My days were spent in close attention, that I might more speedily master the language; and I may boast that I improved more rapidly than the Arabian, who understood very little and conversed in broken accents, whilst I comprehended and could imitate almost every word that was spoken.

In this the creature explains how he learned to read and right

Creature Quote 3

Another circumstance strengthened and confirmed these feelings. Soon after my arrival in the hovel I discovered some papers in the pocket of the dress which I had taken from your laboratory. At first I had neglected them, but now that I was able to decipher the characters in which they were written, I began to study them with diligence. It was your journal of the four months that preceded my creation.

The creature find the paper in his pocket and studies his creation

Connection to modern times

Professor explains the knowledge of not to make the same mistakes as victor Frankenstein and how leadership is key to not letting the same mistake happen