Volume Three, Chapters IV-‐VI 181. Who is Mr Kirwin, and how does he treat Victor? What has happened to cause Victor's arrest? 182. What is some foreshadowing on the first page of Chapter IV? Where have we seen something like “the black mark of fingers on his neck” before? (Highlight these in yellow.) 183. What does Victor suspect when he is agitated, and (unfortunately) how does this make him look? 184. What statement foreshadows his seeing of the dead body? (Highlight this in yellow.) 185. Highlight in blue what Victor says in response to seeing Henry Clerval. 186. What happens when Victor wakes up? Who is there? 187. How does Victor now see the world? (Highlight this in green.) 188. What does he believe he has become? (Highlight this in blue.) 189. How does Mr Kirwin know about Victor? 190. Whom Victor is extremely happy to see?
191. What does Victor say about destiny? (Highlight this in yellow.) 192. How does Victor now feel? What does he want to do? (Highlight in blue and in pink how he is being characterized, and any figurative language used to describe his state of mind.) 193. What happens at Victor's trial? What is the evidence that determines the outcome? 194. How does he describe himself? (Highlight this in pink.) Does this remind you of Walton’s impression of Victor at the end of Letter IV on p. 32? 195. How does Victor feel as they leave Ireland and go to France? 196. Comment on the tragic figure characteristics at the top of p. 188. 197. Highlight the last sentence of Chapter VI in yellow. How does this chapter end? 198. What does Victor try to tell his dad? How does his dad receive it? (Highlight in blue what Victor’s dad is convinced of by “the conclusion of this speech.”) 199. What is the main message of Elizabeth’s letter to Victor? (Highlight key statements about her character in blue.) 200. Of what does the letter remind Victor? (Highlight this in yellow. Write in the margin what page you have seen this before.)
201. What are Victor’s thoughts about Elizabeth and marriage? What does he fear will happen? Do you feel uneasy about this? 202. What does Victor say about the day after their marriage? (Highlight this in yellow.) 203. What does Victor say about guilt and remorse on p. 194? (Highlight this in green.) 204. Highlight in yellow the foreshadowing statements on pp. 194-‐195. 205. Highlight in yellow “These were the last moments of my life during which I enjoyed the feeling of happiness.” 206. What feeling does Elizabeth voice? (Highlight this in blue.) 207. Has Victor understood the Creature's promise correctly? What happens on Victor's wedding night? 208. Again we see a mark on the neck. On what pages did we see this previously? 209. How does the Creature respond?
210. To Victor, what is the most painful thing to a human mind, on p. 201? (Highlight this in green.) 211. What happens when Victor returns to Geneva? What happens to Victor's father? What happens to Victor? 212. What happens when Victor tries to get the authorities to help him hunt for the creature? 213. What does Victor vow to do, at the end of Chapter VI? (Highlight this statement in blue.) 214. Highlight what he says about man in green. Why is this ironic? Comment on this. Does it remind you of anything in the Bible? Volume Three, Chapter VII 215. By what is Victor motivated? 216. What happens during Victor's pursuit of the creature? Where do they go? What does the creature do? 217. Who is “you” on p. 207? Why doesn’t Victor think “you” will understand? 218. What sustains Victor during his pursuit? (See p. 207.) 219. Highlight in blue some of the things the creature communicates to Victor during the pursuit.
220. Why does Victor weep aloud on p. 211? 221. It is revealed at the bottom of p. 211 why Victor asked Walton where is he going before getting on the ship. Why? 222. What does Victor ask Walton to do? What does he warn Walton about the creature? Walton's letter continues 223. Why doesn't Victor tell Walton the details about the creation? 224. How has Victor come to understand himself? How does Walton respond to Victor's impending death? 225. How does Walton avoid the threat of a mutiny? 226. What does Victor say to the men who threaten to mutiny? Underline this in green. How might it be symbolic of Victor’s story? What do you think of this? 227. Why is Walton returning to England? What does Victor try to do when he finds out? 228. Does Victor blame himself? What is his fault, if any, in your opinion?
229. What are Victor’s parting words to Walton? 230. What is Walton's response to Victor's death? 231. What happens as Walton is writing? What is the effect of shifting to the present tense here? 232. When Walton sees the creature in the cabin with Victor's body, what is familiar about the scene? Why has the creature come to see Victor? 233. How does the creature explain what he has done? How does Walton respond to the creature? 234. What will the creature do next? How does he feel about it? 235. What devastating thing does the creature call himself on p. 224? 236. Do we see the creature die? 237. Comment on the very last line of the novel.