Frankenstein By Mary Shelley

Directions: Analyze the quotes from Walton included below. Paraphrase the quote briefly to explain the text. Then, consider what could be the subtext behind Walton’s words.

Quote;But success shall crown my endeavors. Wherefore not? Thus far I have gone, tracing a secure way over the pathless seas, the very stars themselves being witnesses and testimonies of my triumph. Why not still proceed over the untamed yet obedient element? What can stop the determined heart and resolved will of man?”

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