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Paper  is based on one novel , Frankenstein. We have

learned that one element crucial to horror stories is a monster. After reading the


entire novel , you will write a two- to three-page paper analyzing whether Victor Frankenstein or the



creation is the true monster in the novel. You must pick one. Then state three

reasons/actions why he is the monster.





o Claim they are both monsters


o Claim that neither is


o Claim that there is no monster because Victor is hallucinating, has

a split personality, is dreaming, etc.


o Claim that the real monster is abstract/philosophical–narcissism,

society, nature vs. nurture, etc


These are all innovative and great and may make a great essay but that’s not



the assignment. You must make a claim that Victor is the true monster

OR his creation is the true monster and support your claim.


Even though it is your interpretation of who the monster is, when you write


academic essays, you are really asserting a claim and attempting to convince


readers to agree with your stance. To do this effectively, it’s best to create a


more objective tone, pulling back on personal statements and writing in terms of


what Shelley intended and how readers in general perceive/infer the information.


In other words, avoid statements like: “I think the monster is really Victor


Frankenstein.” And use statements like: “After careful analysis of Shelley’s


characters, readers agree that Victor is the true monster of the novel.” Also, a


major pitfall to avoid: Do not claim that the monster is Victor then focus on the


creation in the body of the essay and why the creation is not the monster.


Throughout the semester, I have been posing questions on the Discussion Board


that you have been responsible for. You were then required in some weeks to


respond to a peer’s answers. The purpose of this is to cultivate interaction among


peers as you are working in such solitude when in an online environment.


However, I know that it is hard to routinely read a lot of what your peers have to


say. So this second paper is the one opportunity for you to truly HEAR several


angles of a discussion, much like in a traditional classroom, and assimilate the


opinions of your classmates.


For the essay, after you first come to your own observation about who the true



monster is then read through a handful of each of the four Frankenstein

discussion threads (Storyline Shift, Victor Frankenstein, The Creation, and


Frankenstein Finale). Find a few posts that support your observation. You do not


need to read through all of the posts for each thread but read through enough to



help inform your selection. Throughout your essay you will need to include at

least three quotes from two different threads (one per body


paragraph/reason). These quotes need to support your claim. In other words, if

you claim that Victor is the monster, don’t include a quote by a peer that focuses


on the monster’s compassion. Also, be sure to give the poster credit. For


example: “According to her post on the Discussion Board, Suzie M. supports the


idea that the creation is the true monster with this statement: ‘The creation’s


senseless, vindictive killing of William is proof enough that he’s the monster.’”


Remember, your quotes should be



Relevant—supporting your claim


Credited to a specific name—not just one student wrote


Varied—avoid quoting the same student


Short—fewer than three lines of text


Embedded in the paragraph—not set off on their own


You may also include a maximum of two short quotes from the actual novel.

These are not required but you can include them as additional to your three


required thread quotes. The same rules above apply (shorter than three lines,


embedded in paragraph, relevant, and attributed to Shelley).


I expect that you will write complete, coherent sentences paying special attention


to your grammar and spelling. Just because the paper is short and labeled


informal does not mean you can pass in sloppy work. There should be a short


introduction (identifying the novel and author) with a thesis, body paragraphs and


a closing. In order to maintain some structure and organization and avoid the


essay veering off on too many tangents, create a firm, three-part thesis to help


guide you and your readers. To do this, come up with three reasons why Victor


or the creation is the monster. Then use these three reasons as the basis for


three individual paragraphs. If you need clarification on something, post it on the


discussion board or email me. See the outline and sample Intro below.


In terms of logistics:









2 – 3 pages, 1 inch margins all around


12 point Times New Roman


Double spaced.




Standard essay formatting—indented first line paragraphs, no extra space




In essence, you are writing a five-paragraph essay. Here is a sample


Introduction. Then what follows is an outline that will guide you through the


structure of this essay very easily to ensure success.


Sample Introduction


All horror stories have monsters. Some are supernatural while others can


take on the human form. Authors shape their characters through their actions


allowing readers to identify the true evil in the story. In her iconic novel,



Frankenstein, May Shelley gives readers an abundance of information for two of

the three main characters, Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his creation, blurring


many lines as to who is good and who is bad. After careful analysis, readers do


ultimately come to the conclusion that the creation is the true monster because


he kills William to exact revenge, he frames an innocent girl for his actions, and


he blackmails Victor to create him a mate.


I. Intro


A. An introductory paragraph that ends with a thesis statement


that PREDICTS, CONTROLS, and OBLIGATES (check out file in


Writing Files). Intros are short and to the point. Start with a broad


statement about monsters, then introduce the author and story, then


end with the thesis statement—THREE reasons why VF or the


creation is monster—focus on ACTIONS.


II. Body


A. Paragraph—Reason #1


1. Topic/Transition sentence


2. Expand on reason


3. Introduce evidence—quote from one of the threads


4. Explain how quote supports reason


5. Closing sentence (don’t introduce new reason)


B. Paragraph—Reason #2


1. Topic/Transition sentence


2. Expand on reason


3. Introduce evidence—quote from one of the threads


4. Explain how quote supports reason


5. Closing sentence (don’t introduce new reason)


C. Paragraph—Reason #3


1. Topic/Transition sentence


2. Expand on reason


3. Introduce evidence—quote from one of the threads


4. Explain how quote supports reason


5. Closing sentence (don’t introduce new reason)


III. Closing


A. Short paragraph summing up your paper. Restate your thesis


and reasons.







Select Victor Frankenstein or the creation as the monster



Determine three reasons why Victor or the creation is the monster


Include three quotes from two different threads that support your

reasons (one each)


Two to three pages typed, double spaced





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