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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

This guide was created for English 1302 students.

Reference Books

The following books contain OVERVIEW material from REFERENCE works.  This is a great place to begin for ideas for a topic, to get key words, and to get a better understanding of the novel. 

Included information: 

  • Biography
  • Plot Summary 
  • Characters 
  • Themes
  • Language, Form, and Style 
  • Historical Context 
  • Critical Reception 

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