Mary Shelley & More

More information for teachers & curious readers…

The Characters 

       –Find out more about Mary, Percy, Lord Byron & Mary’s mother.

The Setting

      –Find out why the year 1816 had such a cold, stormy summer.

The Science

     –Learn about the discoveries and experiments Mary and her friends were talking about while the idea for Frankenstein formed in her mind.

The Story

    –Take a look at what Mary actually wrote.

Further Reading

   –There are lots of books about Frankenstein and Mary Shelley! Here are just a few.

Discussion Questions for She Made a Monster

  –What does the story make you think about?