AP* Literature Teaching Units
Reproducible curriculum unit
By the end of this unit, students will be able to: analyze the character development of Victor Frankenstein and the creature; identify the uses of the other various characters; compare and contrast Frankenstein to Paradise Lost and other works of literature; identify the major elements of Romantic AND Gothic literature; identify and analyze the use of various literary devices such as foreshadowing, suspense, exposition, climax, and foils; explain and identify examples of how the Romantics railed against the Enlightenment; understand the Romantic concept of tabula rasa–the clean slate; understand the significance of the subtitle: "The Modern Prometheus;" debate the culpability of the two main characters, arguing both sides of the issue; and explain the importance of time sequence in the novel. 75 pages. ©2003.