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Literary Elements In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Authors exhibit creative ways to reveal the characters in their stories. Furthermore, in Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein she reveals the character of Victor Frankenstein through the use of literary elements such as point of view, selection of details, and imagery. Mary Shelley uses in addition uses indirect presentation to reveal Victor, we learn of him through the point of view of Walton, the creature, nature and Victor himself. In chapters 3 and 4 Shelley reveals Victor's obsession with philosophy and the sciences by putting emphasis on certain details about is time at university. She selects which details to put emphasis on carefully to also foreshadow that Victor his indeed the one who creates the creature. In dialectical journal:
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