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An Analysis of the Character of Victor Frankenstein

A five page paper which looks at the character of Victor Frankenstein in the early chapters of Mary Shelley’s novel, and considers whether the character is presented in a sympathetic light in terms of his psychological development and motivation. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Byronic Hero: Manfred And Frankenstein

This 5 page paper defines Byronic hero and then looks at Manfred by Lord Byron and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Bibliography lists 6 sources.


This 5 page paper contrasts and compares Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein on issues and concepts of 'body' and word usage. Examples given directly from the texts of both books. Cited and quoted. Bibliography lists 2 sources.


This paper discusses the significane of the friendship between Henry Clerval and Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. The essay examines what, symbolically and physically, the friendship represents to Frankenstein. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Does Frankenstein Deserve His Fate?

This 3 page paper considers the fate of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and asks if he deserves it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Feminist Reaction to Frankenstein by Shelley

A 3 page paper which offers a feminist reaction to the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. No sources cited.


This 5 page paper focuses on the question of Frankenstein's regret for creating life. Some scholars have suggested Frankenstein regretted bringin his creature to life. This writer disagrees; Frankenstein held himself guiltless to the very end. There was not a moment of regret for the right reasons. Bibliography lists 1 source.


This 3 page paper examines the relationship between Victor Frankenstein and his monster. Examples, quotes from text offered. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Frankenstein and Vengeance

A 3 page paper which examines the monster in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein as it involves the theme of vengeance. No additional sources cited.

Frankenstein as Bildungsroman

A 6 page essay that argues that Mary Shelley's Frankenstein can be interpreted as a bildungsroman in regards to the Monster. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

(5 pp)The complex system of framing devices used in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, where in some parts, the Creature is telling the story to Victor Frankenstein, who, then tells the story to-Captain Robert Walton, who chooses to -recount the story in letters to-Margaret Saville. This story-telling device, not only let's us know what is going on, but it also informs us of the attitudes of those telling the tale, and who does, or does not know about someone else. This complex confidentiality will be examined in this discussion.

Frankenstein from Margaret’s Viewpoint

This 4 page paper discusses the reply that Margaret might have made to her brother Robert’s letters. The letters “frame” the novel “Frankenstein.” Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Frankenstein or Monster: Which is the Hero?

A 5 page paper which examines the characters of Frankenstein and the monster, from Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," and discusses which is truly the hero. The paper argues that the monster is the hero. Bibliography lists 1 additional source.

Frankenstein Web Sites

A 3 page research paper that offers an example search of the Internet. The Internet is an incredibly varied electronic environment. While there is a wealth of information on the Internet, there are innumerable sites that simply take up space and make finding the informative sites more difficult. Using the topic of "Frankenstein" as a search criteria, this examination of the Internet demonstrates how the "wheat" can be discerned among the "chaff" that makes up the majority of Internet sites. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Frankenstein's Creature and the Bible's Adam

A seven page paper comparing these two famous creations in terms of their creators' intentions and reactions toward them. The paper concludes that whereas God loved his creation despite the fact that Adam sinned, Frankenstein hated his Creature who had done nothing wrong at all. Bibliography lists eight sources.