Frankenstein by Mary Shelley English Text Guide

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley English Text Guide

$17.95 inc. GST

The Neap English Text Guide to Frankenstein by Mary Shelley enables students to acquire a deeper understanding of the text, to develop their own critical thinking skills, and to tackle their essays and exams with greater confidence.

The Neap English Text Guide to Frankenstein by Mary Shelley features:

  • a general introduction to the text
  • an easy-to-follow layout
  • background information on the author of Frankenstein, such as personal history, writing career and
    other works
  • the historical and cultural contexts in which the text was written, such as the end of the Napoleonic Wars, the Industrial Revolution, the Grand Tour and transport, roles of women and men, the origins of science fiction, and Romanticism and Gothic fiction
  • a timeline of Mary Shelley’s life
  • images to help with learning, such as a map of the British Isles and Western Europe, and a map
    of Switzerland
  • key quotes for each chapter in addition to detailed chapter summaries
  • in-depth main character summaries and secondary character summaries coupled with key words selected to describe each character
  • analysis of the central themes in Frankenstein, such as ambition and grief, exploration, mothering, the female Gothic, appearance and acceptance, and romantic nature
  • critical reception and perspectives of the text
  • a guide to planning and writing an essay
  • two sample essays; one with essay structure explained as well as one complete essay
  • focus questions as well as further exam-style questions
  • marginal notes explaining key passages, ideas, terms and characters
  • a bibliography and further reading section
  • the expertise of practising VCE English teachers.
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