Posted: September 17th, 2017
Now that you have completed Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, you are in a good position to consider what critics have written about the novel. You will need a total of two critiques (also known as critical analysis essays) for this assignment.
First, use the selection of links below to locate a critical analysis essay written about the 1818 version of Mary Shelley’s novel. You may focus most of your attention on this first critique.
Choose from among these sources:
ipl2 Literary Criticism collection: If you use this site, you must choose from the first seven critiques listed as the final two are not scholarly:
Professor Sherry Ginn’s critique:1 https://www.clas.ufl.edu/ipsa/2003/ginn.html
Professor Naomi Hetherington’s
The questions in the study guides should have helped you evaluate this criticism in your head. Now it’s time to write it down!
Your evaluation may go more smoothly if you approach the guiding questions in this order:
1. Evaluate the critic/author:
Who wrote the criticism you read? What credentials does the author have (education, professional career, other publications, etc.)? (If you are using a credible author, you should be able to find her/his credentials fairly easily)
2. Find the thesis of the article:
What is the thesis of the critical article you’ve chosen? What point does the author want to make about Frankenstein?
3. Evaluate the thesis:
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.