martes, 23 de octubre de 2007

Group 4: Setting and characters (Ariana, Michelle, Martina and Tali)

The narration is developed in the eighteenth century and takes place primarily at three locations: at Geneva (homeland of Dr. Frankenstein), in university and almost always in different forests and mountains, all isolated and dark places.

The constructions in the eighteenth century were glum, dark buildings.
Art has a neoclasic or rococo stile.
In this time people communicated by letters.
And the transport were wheelbarrows, horses, carts, boat, an all the middle ages common transports.
























Characters:

Víctor Frankenstein:
The doctor Frankenstein carácter does very big changes during the story. At the beginning, when he creates the monster, is a boy who loves books and has a very good heart. When the years pass, his character is more close, until he creates the monster, when he discover what is happening to him. There he knows he needs his family help. Sometimes he feel a bit guilty, cause he let his “boy”, but there he remembers his aspect and think he did something good.

The monster Frankenstein:
He was create by doctor Frankenstein with human parts. The monster is like a naive, good, child. When he goes to the street all the people attak him, he don´t knows the reason and escapes to the forest.
When he see people, feel the necessity to learn to write and talk to like a “normal” person. He get his purpose, but the people get scrary from him. There he knows tha is a monster. At these moment he thinks on doctor Victor Frankenstein, and gets full of hate. There is when he think that if Victor created him, he had to breed anf love him like a son. They are the reasons cause he want a vengeance and hopes that his “father” feel alone.

Alphonse Frankenstein:
Victor’s father. Alphonse consoles Victor in moments of pain and encourages him to remember the importance of family.

Henry Clerval:
He has a very good relation with Victor, he is like his brother.
After working for his father, Henry begins to be a scientist, like his friend, Victor. He is very cheerful.

Elizabeth Lavenza:
She is an orphan, four or five years younger than Victor, who was adopt by the Frankenstein family. She has a love relation with Frankenstein.

William Frankenstein:
He is Victor’s youngest brother and the darling of the Frankenstein family. The monster strangles William in the woods outside Geneva, because he want to hurt his “father”.

Justine Moritz:
A young girl adopted by Victor´s family, while he is growing up. They have a very strong friendship. Justine is blamed William’s murder.

Caroline Beaufort:
The daughter of Beaufort. After her father’s death, Caroline is taken Alphonse Frankenstein. Ater she marries him. She dies of scarlet fever, which she contracts from Elizabeth.

Beaufort:
He is Caroline Beaufort´s father and friend of Victor’s father.

Mr. Kirwin:
He is the magistrate who accuses doctor Frankenstein of Henry Clerval´ s murder.

M. Krempe:

A professor of natural philosophy at Ingolstadt. He dismisses Victor’s study and encourages him to begin his studies anew.

Robert Walton:
His letter open and close Frankenstein. He help doctor Frankenstein and hears his story. He records the incredible tale in a series of letters that he send to his siter,Margaret Saville.

Peasants:
A family of peasants: A old man, De Lacey; his son, Felix; his daughter Agatha and a foreign woman, Safie. The monster learns how to speak and interact by observing them, but they don´t love him.

M. Waldman:
The professor of chemistry who does that Victor get interest in science.

1 comentario:

Jimena Castellión dijo...

Excellent work, girls, congratulations. Good, brief information and very interesting pictures the first two. May I ask about the relevance of the last two ones? What are they about? Could you explain me, please? Thanks a lot, Jimena