a Science fiction
English novelist. Daughter of the British philosopher William Godwin and the British author and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, she was born in London, and
privately educated. She met the young poet Percy Bysshe Shelley in May 1814, and two months later left England with him. When Shelley's first wife died in December 1816, he married Mary. In 1818 her first and most important work, the novel Frankenstein, was published. A Mary Shelley, remarkable accomplishment for a 20(1797-1851) year-old, the work was an immediate critical and popular success.
The main plot
A young scientist named Frankenstein discovers the secret of how to creat life. He creats a creature and gives it life.But the creature is extremly urgly.Because he has no friends, the monster feels lonely and unhappy.When Frankenstein refuses to creat a wife for him, the monster kills his brother,best friend and his new wife.In order to destroy him, Frankenstein chases him to the Arctic, where they both die.
? Answer the following questions: ? 1.In what ways is the monster like a human being?
His body is made of human parts. He can speak. He is intelligent and has human emotions.
? 2.How did Frankenstein create the monster? He used bones from dead bodies. ? 3.What had Frankenstein wanted more than anything in the world? To give life to a lifeless body.
? Translate the phrases and sentences: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 1 在一个寒冷的十一月的晚上 On a cold November night at my feet 2 在我的脚下 by the tiny light of 3 借着。。的微弱的光 contrast horribly with 4 于。。形成可怕的对比 Walk up and down the room 5 在屋里走来走去 6 穿着衣服扑到在床上throw oneself on the bed in clothes 7由于害怕而发抖 shake with fear 8 伸出一只手 put out a hand 9 I wish I had not created this creature, I wish I was in the other side of the world, I wish I could disappear!
Finish the Activities 2﹠3 on P58.