Frankenstein Lesson Plans
by Mary Shelley

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Frankenstein eNotes Teaching Guide

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This guide highlights some of the most salient aspects of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein before you begin teaching. In helping guide your students through the text, they will be exposed to the rhetorical power of literary devices such as allusion, symbolism, point-of-view, and narration. Students can also engage with important themes, such as gender roles and the dangers of ambition.

 

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Our eNotes Teaching Guides have been designed to help first-time and veteran teachers open up classic works of literature for their students. Each guide provides creative and practical approaches to teaching the text, as well as rich background information, key plot points, and recommended texts.

The main components of each guide include the following:

  • An overview of the text and its key components
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  • A list of complementary texts

These Teaching Guides offer valuable context and promote meaningful discussions about novels, plays, poems, and stories that have captivated English Language Arts students for generations. Each guide is comprehensive and concise, thought-provoking and practical.