A. It represents a “doubling” of Queen Victoria by English women as they remake themselves in her image.
B. It represents the “transformation” of the traditional Victorian woman from the private sphere to the public sphere.
C. It represents the rise in psychological pathologies or “madness” in women in the late 19th century.
D. It represents the “pollution” of the ideal woman by foreign influences.
A. A hero who is known for being aristocratic, moody, and secretive
B. A character who is essentially kind but performs a horrible act by accident
C. A hero-villain who defies the laws of God’s universe
D. A hero who is usually defined by his fatal attraction to women
A. As a version of the Romantic novel
B. As a set of literary devices developed in the 18th century but applicable to present day
C. As the antithesis of postmodernism
D. As the resolution of madness
A. Roman Catholicism was wrongfully dismantled in England by Henry VIII in the 16th century.
B. Jews represent sympathetic literary heroes.
C. Religion is race-neutral.
D. The Spanish Inquisition and the legend of the wandering Jew confirm the superiority of England.
A. The placement of the action in the past and in a foreign country
B. The grandiose threatening setting that requires ingenious stagecraft
C. The focus on wrongdoing at the highest level of authority
D. The use of real historical resources by Shelley for the foundation of his play
A. The erratic movement of time and place
B. The readers’ unwavering empathy for Frankenstein
C. The reliable narrator
D. The mix of language in terms of voice, diction, and rhythm
A. The heroine’s fantasies about the castle are combined with her fear of violation.
B. She is excluded from the novel’s violent disturbances.
C. She is excluded from the general sense of isolation in the novel.
D. The heroine is robbed of psychological complexity by focusing only on horror.
A. She creates a strong male hero to rescue Emily.
B. She is not concerned with issues of rightful inheritance.
C. She sets the novel in present day.
D. She resolves the appearance of supernatural phenomena.
A. The body is represented in abnormal ways.
B. Women’s issues are interrogated.
C. Gender issues are often overlooked.
D. Many protagonists’ mothers are absent.
A. He is from a foreign land.
B. He is racially different.
C. He is Christian.
D. He is a connection to a different time.