In Frankenstein, how does the writer use language in chapter 5 to develop the atmosphere?

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The first paragraph of Chapter 5 describes Victor "switching on" the monster. Although not the lightning storm night as depicted in the movies, Shelley makes generous use of adjectives and adverbs to describe the dark mood of the laboratory surroundings -- "dreary night in November," "rain pattered dismally against the panes" are but 2 examples.  Her description of the creature itself serves to enhance the sense of dread  "...by the glimmer of half extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open..." "His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and...

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