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by Mary Shelley

1818

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Excerpt from Frankenstein: Chapter 16" by Mary Shelley.

In this monologue excerpted from Shelley's famous novel Frankenstein, the monster scolds the scientist for letting power cloud his judgment.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Power & Greed and Revenge & Betrayal as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Is revenge ever justified?" and "How does power corrupt?"

Ways to support your child: