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Romantic and Gothic Genres in Frankenstein
11th - Higher Ed
How did Romanticism start, and what were its characteristics? These are the central questions the PowerPoint addresses before diving into Gothic themes. Several very well-known sample works are presented with short descriptions. Examples...
Electricity, Frankenstein, and the Spark of Life
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Shocking! After viewing a short clip from the 1931 movie, Frankenstein and reviewing electricity references in Mary Shelley's novel, class members examine Luigi Galvani's and Alessandro Volta's observations on electricity and muscle...
A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Mary Shelley ’s Frankenstein
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Contrary to popular belief, the monster's name in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is not Frankenstein. A teacher's guide for the novel helps readers make sense of key details in the text, define vocabulary words, and discuss prominent...
Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus: Study Guide
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Contrary to popular belief, the monster's name was most likely Adam, not Frankenstein. A study guide for Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus introduces theater-goers to a dramatic version of the classic Gothic romance. Learners discuss...
Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Just because you can, should you? Reflections on the ethics and limits of medical research are prompted by a reading of excerpts of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, viewing of clips from the 1931 film, and examining sections of the online...