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Who is Margaret Saville in Frankenstein?

Last Updated: 18th May, 2020

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Margaret Saville: Sister of Robert Walton, ship captain, Mrs. Saville is significant only because she is the recipient of the letters describing Frankenstein's story. Walton writes to her of the progress of his journey and his acquaintance with Frankenstein.

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Besides, who is Felix in Frankenstein?

Felix. The son of de Lacey, he is devoted to his family and his mistress, Safie. Though noble, he drives the creature from the family cottage with stones. He thereby symbolizes one of the basic flaws in the human character: the hatred of difference.

Also Know, who is the author of the letters and who is the recipient in Frankenstein? Robert Walton

Similarly one may ask, who is William in Frankenstein?

William Frankenstein. Youngest son of Alphonse and Caroline Frankenstein, brother to Victor and Ernest. While Frankenstein is at Ingolstadt, Elizabeth provides this account of "darling William": "he is very tall of his age, with sweet laughing blue eyes, dark eye-lashes, and curling hair.

Why does safie marry Felix?

-Safie wants to marry Felix because they love eachother and he saved her father Her father does not agree with it.

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Why did Justine plead guilty in Frankenstein?

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What is the point of the letters in Frankenstein?

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How did Frankenstein react to this request?

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What is the literary allusion in the second letter of Frankenstein?

He alludes to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. This one poem helped launch the Romantic period and gives us a story of a man banished for killing an albatross while at sea.

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What did Frankenstein do about his dilemma?

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Who is writing letter 1 and all the letters?

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What happened to the creature at the end of the novel?

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