What point of view is Frankenstein?


What point of view is Frankenstein?


Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is a Gothic story about a scientist named Victor Frankenstein who attempts to bridge the gap between life and death. He assembles a body using parts stolen from other corpses and reanimates it. However, when he sees his creation, he is appalled and rejects it, labeling it as a Monster. The Monster is then left alone in a world he does not understand. He decides to act revenge on his maker for giving him life and then abandoning him.

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is written using multiple points of view. The different narrators' stories frame each other, creating a nested narrative,...

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Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

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