How does the story of Frankenstein affect you?

What connections can you make between the story of Frankenstein with any experiences that you’ve had on your Winter Break? Be creative!

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What did YOU learn from Frankenstein?

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Create A Comic

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/comic/

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Frankenstein, Meet the World!

Click on the following link to see how the story of Frankenstein is used in popular culture such as film, literature, TV, theater, radio, toys, etc.

Why do you think this story, written in the 1800s, is such a common reference still today?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstein_in_popular_culture

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How do we feel about Short Stories?

One of Hemingway’s most famous stories was only six words long. “For Sale: Baby Shoes, Never Worn.”

http://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/2011/04/12/the-short-story-is-dead-long-live-the-short-story/

After finishing our short story unit, how do you feel about this type of literature? What are the positives and negatives of this genre of writing?

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Masque of the Red Death Powerpoint Presentation

Good Luck studying everyone!

 

MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH powerpoint presentation

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Edgar Allan Poe & Tradition

This article ties together two concepts that we’ve been learning in class: Edgar Allan Poe (the Father of Gothic Literature) & Traditions.

Edgar Allan Poe Grave

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/19/edgar-allan-poe-mystery-visitor_n_811219.html

It is interesting to think about how traditions were started. Why do you think this specific tradition began? Why would people travel all the way from France to participate in this tradition? Do you think it will continue?

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