Plot & Setting

Setting

The story mainly takes place in Switzerland, but Victor is telling his story to Captain Walton on a ship navigating an icy ocean.

Plot

Victor Frankenstein is a young student in Switzerland who has become interested in science. He eventually discovers a way to revitalize a collection of body parts from corpses using electricity. His experiment is a success, but the creature he creates becomes an outcast in society and blames his creator for his isolation.