Rhetorical Quotes In Frankenstein By Mary Shelley

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In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, the author uses repetition, rhetorical questions, and imagery to help readers understand how Elizabeth is feeling. For instance, Shelley uses repetition when Elizabeth believes that “she [Justine] was innocent. I know, I feel, she was innocent” (Shelley 63). Mary Shelley’s use of repetition emphasizes how strongly Elizabeth believes of Justines innocence. It is repeated many times to highlight the emotions of frustration and fear that Elizabeth feels for her friend’s life. The repetition influences readers to believe as though the situation is urgent, and makes them pity Elizabeth for her feelings of remorse toward Justine, who is being accused. Additionally, Shelley uses a rhetorical question in her

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