Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Cultural Criticism Perspective
Homework Questions:
481: 483:
  • What is the literary canon?  How have cultural critics revised the notion of what constitutes the canon?
  • Explain:  "They seem to be more descriptive and less evaluative, more interested in relating than in rating" (483).
  • Explain:  "Rather than being static or monolithic, culture is really a set of interactive cultures, alive and changing, and cultural critics should be present- and even future-oriented" (483).
  • 484-85:


    486: 488:


    Other Discussion Questions:
    484: 487: 488: 492: 493: