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Why does the novel begin with Walton's letters?
He's the most important character.
They help to create a useful structure that makes the story more believable.
They provide a background to events and themes that become important later.
Why does Shelley use so many settings?
To interest the audience and tell them about new places.
To add a sense of exoticism that suits the story.
To confuse the reader.
What's the point of the Monster's monologue?
To make Victor feel guilty for abandoning it.
To tell us what it's done since Victor left it.
To gain the reader's sympathy for the Monster.
Why doesn't Victor finish building the second creature?
He doesn't believe the Monster's promise to keep away from humans.
He thinks the Monster won't find the new creature attractive.
He worries about future humans beings cursing him for bringing about a race of devils that terrorise mankind.