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In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, what does Elizabeth write in her letter to Victor, in Volume III, Chapter 5?  

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In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Elizabeth's letter comes to Victor as he travels home from the horror of Henry's murder, his own imprisonment and his subsequent illness.

First Elizabeth speaks of her excitement that Victor and his father draw closer to home. She worries, also, about his poor health, fearful that he may seem more poorly than he did when left Geneva. She admits the winter has been a difficult one, waiting for him, but hopes that he has found some tranquility in the meantime.

The central focus of her letter, however, is her question to Victor about...

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