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Rules for Bluff 1.Students are divided in teams of 4-7 players, seated together. 2.The teacher will put a review question on the screen. Everyone is to answer for him or herself--NO TALKING. Members of the team “at bat” stand up if they know the answer or stay seated if they don’t. The teacher will choose which of the players standing to call upon, and the team’s score for that round is based on: Correct answer--score +2 points per person standing Wrong answer--score -1 point per person standing 3. If people are talking at any unauthorized time, their team could lose points. The winning team has the highest score.
1. Whom is Walton writing to in his opening letters (name and relation)?
1. Who is Walton writing to in his opening letters? To his sister, Margaret (Saville).
2. Give two facts about Robert Walton’s early life story (before the book begins).
*He lived in London *He had tried unsuccessfully to write poetry *He had previously shipped out on a whaler. *He inherited money from a cousin.
3. What is Walton’s opinion of the stranger who comes on board?
Walton is very impressed with the stranger. He thinks he’s sensitive, noble, gentle, kind, sympathetic.
7. Give the first names of all the members of Victor’s family, adopted and natural- born (6 people).
Alphonse, Carolyn, Victor, Elizabeth, Ernest, William
8. Tell how Elizabeth came to be adopted into the Frankenstein family. Where is she from?
When Caroline, Alphonse and Victor were traveling in Italy, Caroline noticed a peasant family with several small dark-haired children and one beautiful, delicate, golden-haired daughter who didn’t seem to fit in. In finding she was a nobleman’s daughter, Caroline asked to adopt her.
18. Where is Victor when he catches sight of the monster on his way home?
On the outskirts of Geneva, near his family’s summer house in Belrive and near the site of William’s murder.
19. How many separate times has Victor seen the creature alive before this sighting illuminated by lightning? Describe them.
19. How many separate times has Victor seen the creature before this sighting illuminated by lightning? Describe them. Twice before. When he first came to life and a few hours later when the creature opened Victor’s bed curtains and tried to talk with him.
28. Tell the members of the De Lacey family who live in the cottage when the creature first moves in next door.
28. Tell the members of the DeLacey family who live in the cottage when the creature first moves in next door. Felix, Agatha and their old blind father
29. Name two things that impress the creature about the De Laceys during his observation of them.
29. Name two things that impress the creature about the De Laceys during his observation of them. *How kind and loving they are to each other *How refined and gentle they are *The aura of sadness around them *The music the old man plays.
30. What language do the De Laceys speak among themselves?
30. What language do the DeLaceys speak among themselves? French
31. What change for the De Laceys helps the creature immensely in his desire to learn to language. Explain how.
The arrival of Safie, who doesn’t speak French. The creature will learn along with her.
32. Describe two good deeds the creature does during his time in the hovel.
He chops and stacks firewood and clears away snow. He also refrains from eating their food when he realizes they don’t have enough.
33. What country is he in while observing the De Laceys?
*the noble protagonist ends up substantially worse off *others around the hero suffer *the audience feels pity or terror *the hero has a moral or personal flaw, often hubris
41. Name the author of Frankenstein and give two facts about his or her life.
Mary Shelley-- *was schooled at home by her literary father *ran off with Percy Shelley as a 15- year-old and married him and eventually married him *wrote Frankenstein on a dare
42. Name one way “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” is connected with Frankenstein.
*Robert Walton mentions the tale in his letter #2 when he assures her he’ll keep safe because he won’t kill an albatross. *Victor quotes the poem on the night of creation to make clear his feelings of horror and dread. *Victor can be compared to the mariner who is compelled to tell his tale to Walton.
He’s a Titan who helped create man by forming the clay into the correct shape, after which Athena breathed on the form to bring man to life. He was punished for disobeying Zeus when he brought fire down to help man. For many ages Prometheus was chained to a rock and had his liver torn out by an eagle, daily.
44. What’s the implied connection between the myth and Frankenstein that caused Mary Shelley to subtitle her story “A Modern Prometheus”?
Victor is the modern creator who brings something inanimate to life with good intentions and is punished for his deeds.
45. Describe what Paradise Lost is about. Who wrote it?
John Milton wrote Paradise Lost, which is a long poem re-telling the story of creation from The Bible. It chronicles Satan’s fall from grace and the creation and fall of man.
46. The creature reads Paradise Lost. Give two ways he compares what he reads to his own life.
* He compares himself to Adam since he’s the first of his kind created *He compares himself to Satan because he is cast away from contact with his creator and he does evil deeds.
48. Define a gothic novel (two or more features).
A fiction story from the 19th or late 18th century that has an obscure setting and a particularly macabre or weird subject matter.
47. Name one other book the creature reads besides Paradise Lost.