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  • AD 1

    Elizabeth is adopted

    Frankenstein's family goes to Italy and finds Elizabeth. They adopt her. pg. 34
  • AD 1

    Caroline and Victor's father get married

    Beaufort dies, and Victor's dad marries his daughter Caroline. pg. 32
  • AD 1

    Robert Walton sets off for the North Pole

    Inspirited by this wind of promise, my daydreams become more fervent and vivid. I try in vain to be persuaded that the pole is the seat of frost and desolation; it ever presents itself to my imagination as the region of beauty and delight. There, Margaret, the sun is forever visible, its broad disk just skirting the horizon and diffusing a perpetual splendour. (pg 11)
  • 2

    Victor's sees lightning strike a tree

    At age 15, Victor sees a tree destroyed by lightning (electricity). He is amazed. pg. 40
  • 2

    Victor meets Henry Clerval

    They meet as kids in Geneva. pg. 37
  • 2

    Walton desires a friend

    I desire the company of a man who could sympathize with me, whose eyes would reply to mine. You may deem me romantic, my dear sister, but I bitterly feel the want of a friend" pg 18
  • 3

    Victor goes to college

    At age 17, he goes to university. pg.42
  • 3

    Caroline dies

    Victor's mother dies from scarlet fever and asks Victor and Elizabeth to marry.
  • 3

    Walton desire a need to explore

    But success SHALL crown my endeavours. Wherefore not? Thus far I have gone, tracing a secure way over the pathless seas, the very stars themselves being witnesses and testimonies of my triumph. Why not still proceed over the untamed yet obedient element? What can stop the determined heart and resolved will of man? (pg 25
  • 4

    Victor starts making monster

    He is gravedigging and advancing his studies. pg. 50
  • 4

    Victor gets obsessed

    He is going mentally insane trying to complete s project. pg. 52
  • 4

    Victor find man on the ice

    " a being which had the shape of a man, but apparently of gigantic stature, sat in the sledge and guided the dogs. We watched the rapid progress of the traveller with our telescopes until he was lost among the distant inequalities of the ice." pg 27
  • 5

    Victor creates Frankenstein

    The monster is created after 2 years, and Victor is terrified. pg 57
  • 5

    Henry Clerval aides Victor

    After being scared, Victor becomes ill and Henry helps him back to health. pg 59
  • 5

    Victor's Character Development

    At the beginning of chapters 1 and 2, Victor is an innocent child, just learning about science. Towards the later chapters, Victor becomes more obsessive and emotional. He is mentally unstable and dramatic about creating his monster.
  • 6

    Clerval is introduced to professors

    "One of my first duties ... was to introduce Clerval to the several professors of the university" pg.65
  • 7

    Home of the Accused

    "I was firmly convinced in my own mind that Justine, and indeed every human being was guiltless of the " (pg 77)
  • 8

    Elizabeth and Victor visit Justine

    " I did confess, but I confessed a lie. I confessed, that I might obtain absolution; but now that falsehood lies heavier at my heart than all my other sins. The God of heaven forgive me! Ever since I was condemned, my confessor has besieged me; he has threatened and menaced, until I almost began to think that I was the monster he said I was." (pg. 83)
  • 9

    Victor finds comfort with nature

    "My wanderings were directed towards the valley of Chamounix" pg.90
  • 10

    Creature Convinces Victor to hear his Story.

    "I demand this from you. Hear my tale; it is long and strange, and the temperature of this place is not fitting to your fine sensations; come to the hut upon the mountain." (Pg. 97)
  • 11

    The monster finds fire.

    "I found a fire which had been left by some wandering beggars, and was overcome with delight at the warmth I experienced from it." Pg. 99
  • 12

    Wood Gatherer

    After the creature realizes that the family that he is stealing from is in fact being saddened by their poverty the creature helps Felix by gathering wood and putting it on their doorstep so that Felix won't have to do it. "they placed food before the old man when they reserved none for themselves." (Page 106)
  • 13

    Safie Escaped Slavery

    "Felix seemed ravished with delight when he saw her, every trait of sorrow vanished from his face and it instantly expressed a degree of ecstatic joy." (Page: 112)
  • 14

    Frankensteins Monster tells about how Safies father was sentenced to death.

    "The father of Safie had been the cause of their ruin... for some reason which I could not learn, he became obnoxious to the government" (pg. 117
  • 14

    Victor Character development

    Over the course of these chapters, Victor gets a rude awakening when he realizes what he created. He sees what the monster is capable of doing, and becomes guilty.
  • 15

    Monster confronts De Lacey

    Knowing that De Lacey is blind, the monster tries to talk to him. pg 127
  • 16

    Monster rescues girl from drowning

    The monster saves a little girl from drowning, but a man thinks he is attacking her, and shoots him. pg 135
  • 17

    Monster wants Victor to make him a mate

    He says that Victor owes him a mate, so they can live peacefully together alone. pg. 140
  • 18

    Victor goes off with Henry Clerval

    He goes into nature for 2 years to create the girl monster, he bring Henry with him. pg. 149
  • 19

    Victor is creating the girl monster

    He is procrastinating the creation, and leaves Henry with a friend in Scotland to work alone. pg. 156
  • 20

    Victor destroys the new creation

    He worries that the new monster could cause more deaths on his hands, and destroys it. pg. 165
  • 20

    Victor's character Development

    Victor becomes more aware of the monsters feelings, and at first wants to help him. He then comes to his senses and destroys the monster's mate, worried with guilt. He is becoming more obsessive and too deep in his mind to thing correctly.
  • 21

    Victor is accused of murder, but still is treated Kindly

    "I soon learned that Mr.Kirwin had shown me extreme kindness. He had caused the best room in the prison to be prepared for me" pg.170
  • 22

    Victor realizes what his monster has done

    "I am the cause of this- I murdered her. William, Justine, and Henry- They all died by my hands." pg 176
  • 23

    Monster kills Elizabeth

    "She was there, lifeless and inanimate, thrown across the bed, her head hanging down and her pale and distorted features half covered by her hair." (Pg.186)
  • 24

    Walton decides not to go to England

    The die is cast; I have consented to return if we are not destroyed. Thus are my hopes blasted by cowardice and indecision; I come back ignorant and disappointed. It requires more philosophy than I possess to bear this injustice with patience. (pg. 218
  • 25

    Victor's Character Development

    At this point in the novel, Victor has been through a lot, and just ultimately wants to stop his friends and family from being killed. He has gone crazy trying to avoid the monster, and just wants to keep him from doing anymore harm.
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