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Write a paper about the education of the Creature.

Words: 44
Pages: 1
Subject: Literature

Write a paper about the education of the Creature.

In Volume II of Frankenstein the Creature finds three books, which aid in his education: Milton’s Paradise Lost, Plutarch’s Lives, and Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther. Two other books that Shelley references are Volney’s Ruins of Empires (which unfortunately it is difficult to find quality information about), and also implicitly is one written by her mother, Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Woman.

Research one of the books listed above to learn more about it and to learn more about how it shapes the creatures identity. Use quotations from Frankenstein to support your argument, as well as quotations or paraphrasing from your research sources.

You should aim for 2-3 outside sources (besides Frankenstein) in your essay.

While you are welcome to consult popular sources for background information, you should cite only academic sources in the paper. That includes:

The primary sources
Articles found on databases through the library
Articles or websites from museums and libraries (e.g. The British Library, The Library of Congress, The British Museum, etc.)
Articles published on academic websites (.edu)
Other articles that explicitly indicate they have been peer reviewed by scholars (here is a good one, for example: