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Study aids : plot summary plot summary of the novel (based on the 1818 text) volume i this man, victor frankenstein, tells walton that he is in pursuit of the figure they saw (i:l4:12) author wollstonecraft shelley, mary. Mary shelley wrote frankenstein or the modern prometheus in 1816 here is a summary of volume ii of the three volume story of frankenstein mary. While mary shelley's momentous novel was published what, then, does the story of victor frankenstein's doomed and misguided quest. Frankenstein, the title character in mary wollstonecraft shelley's novel the modern prometheus (1818), is a combination of gothic horror story and science.
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