This is a list of suggestions for term paper topics.
Keywords: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft; Frankenstein; science fiction; treatment of nature; treatment of fear; Romanticism; treatment of monsters; Biblical allusion; Gothic novel; relationship to science; creation; sources in classical myth
Victor Frankenstein - the science student who creates the monster or demon
The Monster - Frankenstein's creation
Robert Walton - an explorer and captain of a ship on an expedition to the Arctic
Elizabeth Lavenza - Victor's fiance; adopted by Victor's parents. Elizabeth was raised as Victor's sister
Henry Clerval - friend of Victor
The DeLacey Family - the French family the monster observes from his hiding place