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Frankestain by Mind Map: Frankestain

1. danger of knowledge; allusion to Goethe's Faust; obsession; revenge

2. Movie Version(s)

2.1. Frankenstein (1931); Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)

3. Major Symbols

4. the monster; electricity; lightning; weather

5. Written by: Mary Shelley Type of Work: novel Genres: Gothic Literature; Romantic Movement First Published: In 1818

6. Setting

6.1. Narration begins in Russia then transitions to Geneva, Switzerland where the events surrounding Victor Frankenstein and the Monster are chronicled. The setting switches often, but the majority is set in Europe.

7. Main Characters

7.1. Victor Frankenstein; The Monster; Elizabeth Lavenza; Justine Moritz; William Frankenstein; Henry Clerval; Margaret Saville; De Lacey Family; Robert Walton

8. Major Thematic Topics

8.1. treatment of the poor and uneducated; use of knowledge for good or evil purposes; invasion of technology into modern life; the restorative powers of nature in the face of unnatural events

9. Motifs