Frankenstein

State Standards

  • 3.0 Literary Response and Analysis- Students read and respond to historically or culturally significant works of literature that reflect and enhance their studies of history and social science. They conduct in-depth analyses of recurrent themes. The selections in Recommended Literature, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve illustrate the quality and complexity of the materials to be read by students.

Project Summary

As part of our yearlong analyses of various literary works, this particular work taught me about the connections between Romanticism and nature, as the various black and white symbols tied in to different aspects of the analysis. It was very interesting to find the complexities involved in discerning the different symbols and each symbolís purpose. The analyses of Frankenstein also served to illustrate how there are a multitude of symbols in every novel of literary merit.

What I Learned

As part of our yearlong analyses of various literary works, this particular work taught me about the connections between Romanticism and nature, as the various black and white symbols tied in to different aspects of the analysis. It was very interesting to find the complexities involved in discerning the different symbols and each symbolís purpose. The analyses of Frankenstein also served to illustrate how there are a multitude of symbols in every novel of literary merit.

The Essay