Imagery in Frankenstein Video


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What poem did Mary Shelley borrow from to tell Robert Walton's story in Frankenstein?

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1. What is imagery in literature?

2. Shelley writes with descriptive language to transport readers to what mountain range in Frankenstein?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your knowledge of what imagery is and how Shelley uses it in certain scenes of her novel Frankenstein with this quiz/worksheet tool. You will be required to choose the correct answer in a multiple-choice format.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet will test your ability to identify:

  • The title of the poem Shelley uses to tell Robert Walton's story
  • A definition of imagery as used in literature
  • Which mountain range Shelley writes descriptively about
  • The way in which Shelley paints a vivid description of the creature's appearance
  • The substance that traps Walton's ship

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding Shelley's use of imagery to describe locations and the creature in the novel
  • Defining a key concept - ensure that you can accurately define imagery
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the poem that Shelley draws on to describe Walton's voyage

Additional Learning

Learn more about how imagery is an important literary device used by Mary Shelley by accessing the lesson titled Imagery in Frankenstein. Topics addressed in this lesson include:

  • How imagery is used in literature
  • Shelley's description of Walton's trip to the North Pole and the poetic lines she uses to convey these scenes
  • The use of imagery to depict Victor's view of an overwhelming nature scene
  • Quotes to show examples of each of these uses of imagery in the novel