Unit Objectives

Unit Objectives



Driving Question: What specific lessons about knowledge, companionship, and responsibility can I learn from reading Frankenstein by Mary Shelley that I can apply to my life?



            Sub-Driving Questions (Key Questions):

·         How do the characters of Frankenstein compare to those of “Paradise Lost?”


·         What is a frame narrative and how does it work in Frankenstein?


·         Explain the characteristics of a gothic horror novel


·         What are the major themes within the novel


·         How does stem cell research and other modern technology relate to the warning of knowledge within the novel?


·         Describe the importance of looking at the conflict in the novel from different perspectives


·         Explain how to properly write a literary analysis essay using MLA format

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