Figurative Language in Frankenstein


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What is figurative language?

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1. In Frankenstein, which of the following quotes demonstrates personification?

2. In Frankenstein, Mary Shelley uses _____ as a symbol for the dangers of boundless scientific exploration.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Author Mary Shelley frequently used figurative language in her novel Frankenstein. This quiz will ask you to understand how various quotes from the novel apply figurative language.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Define figurative language
  • Choose a quote from Frankenstein that demonstrates personification
  • Understand what symbolizes the possible dangers of scientific exploration
  • Assess quotes from Frankenstein and connect them to specific types of figurative language

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you apply the following skills:

  • Making connections - be able to connect quotes from Frankenstein to the types of figurative language they apply
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding how boundless scientific exploration is symbolized in Frankenstein
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you're able to accurately define figurative language

Additional Learning

If you want to get a deeper understanding of how figurative language is used in this novel, read the related lesson entitled Figurative Language in Frankenstein. The lesson goes over the following learning objectives:

  • Analyze quotes from the novel
  • Define personification and symbolism
  • Compare similes and metaphors
  • Understand the effect figurative language can have on a reader