Frankenstein Volume 1: Chapters 1 and 2 Summary and Analysis

Mary Shelley

Volume 1: Chapters 1 and 2 Summary and Analysis

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Alphonse Frankenstein: Victor’s father

Beaufort: Alphonse’s close friend and Caroline’s father

Caroline Beaufort Frankenstein: Alphonse’s wife and Victor’s mother

Elizabeth Lavenza: Victor’s adopted sister

Henry Clerval: Victor’s closest friend

Ernest Frankenstein: Victor’s brother

William Frankenstein: Victor’s youngest brother

M. Krempe: an arrogant professor at the University of Ingolstadt who ridicules Victor

M. Waldman: a friendly professor who advises Victor to study modern science

Summary
Robert Walton records Victor’s story, writing his...

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