Educator Resources for Frankenstein

So who is that guy Frankenstein and his little pal Igor anyway? In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll find out about the Frankenstein character as Tim and Moby introduce you to one of the classics of British literature. Find out why Dr. Frankenstein creates his monster and what Mary Shelley was thinking about when she wrote the novel. You’ll also learn why Frankenstein is considered a Romantic novel and what movement the Romantics were rebelling against. Finally, Tim will show you what literary genre Frankenstein has influenced the most, as well as what concerns modern society shares with Mary Shelley. But don’t worry--we won’t spoil the ending!