Last Updated on October 26, 2018, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 227
- How is the creature treated by the villagers?
- Who are Felix and Agatha?
- What reason does the creature discover for the cottagers’ sadness?
- How does the creature help the cottagers?
- What does the creature want to do before revealing himself to the cottagers?
- How does the creature imagine the cottagers will react to him?
- What does Felix call Safie?
- How does Safie’s arrival affect the cottagers?
- What book does Felix read to Safie?
- What does the creature privately love to call the cottagers?
- The villagers chase the creature away by throwing stones and other “missile weapons” at him.
- Felix and Agatha are a brother and sister who live with their father in the cottage attached to the hovel where the creature is hiding.
- The creature discovers that the cottagers are suffering from poverty and hunger.
- The creature helps the cottagers by gathering firewood for them and clearing snow from their path.
- The creature wants to master the cottagers’ language before revealing himself to them.
- The creature imagines the cottagers will at first be horrified by his appearance but will come to love him for his kindness.
- Felix calls Safie his “sweet Arabian.”
- Safie’s arrival dispels the cottagers’ sadness and fills them with joy.
- Felix reads to Safie from Volney’s Ruins of Empires.
- The creature privately loves to call the cottagers his “protectors.”
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