Discussion and note-taking activities designed to encourage students to develop a viewpoint about the representation of women in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Focused on KS5 or more able KS4 students.
Look up each quotation and remind yourself who is speaking in each one and the circumstances. You could use an online version of the text to make your search easier: www.gutenberg.org/files/84/84-h/84-h.htm
What does each of these quotations suggest about the presentation of women in the novel?
What roles do the female characters fulfil in the text?
What do you think Shelley is saying about women, their roles and domestic life?