The Influence Of Minor Characters In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, or Mary shelley, is a romantic novelist, biographer, and editor. She was born in Somers Town, London in 1797. She is best known for her novel Frankenstein, which she started to write when she was 18 and published when she was 21. Shelly’s writings focus on the role of family in society and women’s role within that family. Several of her works support the growing view that she was a political radical throughout her life. She died on February 1, 1851 at age 53 after the last decade of her life was dogged by illness caused by brain tumor.

II. Characters
The main protagonist of the story is Victor Frankenstein, a seeker of knowledge. The main antagonist is the monster, the creature Victor created who would terrorize him for the rest of his life.
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Henry Clerval is Victor’s best friend, while Robert Walton is the person writing the letters.
There are lots of minor characters, such as William Frankenstein, Justine Moritz, and Victor’s father and mother.

III. Setting The story is set in Europe during the 1800s. It mainly takes place in Europe, and pans over to places such as Ingolstadt, Saint Pertersburg, Geneva, and the like. In the beginning and the end of story, it takes place in the arctic.

IV. Plot The story follows Robert Walton, captain of a ship bound for the North Pole, as he writes several letters to his sister. These letters detail Robert Walton meeting Victor Frankenstein as he details his story. Victor describes his life, starting from his early life in Geneva. Victor then enters the university of Ingolstadt to learn about natural philosophy and chemistry. With the knowledge he gained in Ingolstadt, Victor decides to create a creature with old body parts. He is then shocked by what he sees, and attempts to return to sleep, when he is woken up by the monster. Victor runs out into the streets, and ends up falling into a serious
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