What is the purpose of Elizabeth’s letter?
Answers 2. Elizabeth’s letter expresses concern for Victor’s well-being and gratitude to Henry for his care. She relates local gossip and recent family events. The family’s most trusted servant, Justine Moritz, has returned to the family after being forced to care for her estranged mother until the latter’s death.
Why is Elizabeth’s letter important to the story?
Why is Elizabeth’s letter important to the story? It brings back memories of his “creature” – his nervous symptoms reappear. He pursues the study of languages – Persian, Arabic, Sanscrit/escape temporary amusement/soothing and their languages joy elevating.
Why does the man agree to tell his story?
Why does the man agree to tell his story? The man agrees to tell his story because he notices that Walton is seeking knowledge as Victor himself once did. Victor hopes that Walton’s seeking of knowledge will not lead to disaster as it did for Victor.
Who is accused of murdering William and why?
Justine Moritz who had been adopted by the Frankenstein family after being abandoned by her mother, was accused of killing William, Victor’s younger brother. A locket that William had was found in Justine’s pocket and she had slept outside of the town walls the after William was killed.
What was found in Justine’s pocket?
After the discovery of the body, a servant had found in Justine’s pocket a picture of Caroline Frankenstein last seen in William’s possession. Victor proclaims Justine’s innocence, but the evidence against her seems irrefutable, and Victor refuses to explain himself for fear that he will be labeled insane.
Why does the monster kill Victor’s family?
If the monster kills Victor’s friends and family merely because he does not know any better, like an animal does due to the presence of an overwhelming urge to survive, he would be merely an animal and therefore his crimes would be somewhat justified.
Why did Frankenstein kill Henry?
The two part in Scotland, when Victor begins work on a mate for the Creature. After he destroys his new creation, Frankenstein is arrested for the murder of Clerval (3.4. 3), apparently killed by the Creature as punishment for Frankenstein’s unwillingness to complete his work.
Why does Elizabeth think she killed William?
Elizabeth, in chapter 7 of Frankenstein, blames herself for the murder of William because she feels that she provided the murderer with the motive to kill the boy: Earlier that day William had been bugging her to let him wear a little locket with a tiny picture of his grandmother in it.
What are the advantages of the monsters hiding place?
50. There are many advantages to the monsters hiding place such as access to food, shelter and a view at how humans live without him being seen. He is able to observe the 3 people living in the cottage and learn to speak by imitating there words and actions.
Why doesn’t the Russian sailor marry the woman he loves?
Why doesn’t the russian sailor marry the woman he loves? She is in love with another man. Why does Victor tell Walton his story?
How are Victor’s last words to Walton?
These almost final words of Victor repeat the caution or warning that is his motivation for telling Walton his sad story: he wants Walton to understand the importance of not getting caught up in the ambitious desire to play God and make a mark upon the world.
Why are Felix Agatha and delacey so poor?
Why are Felix, Agatha, and De Lacey so poor? They were born poor. Safie’s father stripped them of their fortune. The French court took their fortune and exiled them from France for helping Safie’s father escape from prison.
Why is Justine accused of murdering William?
Why did Justine confess to the murder? Justine confesses to the crime, believing that she will thereby gain salvation, but tells Elizabeth and Victor that she is innocent—and miserable. Justine confesses to the murder of William so that she could be forgiven, by God, for all of the sins she had committed in her life.
Why is Justine accused of killing William?
Justine lives with the Frankenstein family as a servant after her mother dies. When William is murdered, the monster puts a photograph that William was carrying in her pocket, and she is accused of murder. She confesses falsely to the crime out of fear of going to Hell.