I am currently studying frankenstien but im finding it hard to create answers reguarding structure any tips muchly appreciated !!

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i am currently using the PEE method however i feel there isnt enough depth in my answers really struggaling as my teacher is always absent and they give us supplies with no clue ! help would be much appreciated ! :)


Posted Wed 5th December, 2012 @ 10:13 by nannon

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how do u want help?... ...

Answered Wed 5th December, 2012 @ 18:11 by XXD!
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Hey, I'm also studying Frankenstein at the moment and the PEE method is a very good baseline to structure answers on. If you want, you could try these methods to getting more depth in essays:

- Try to refer to critical/contextual background informatioh in your essays. For example, talking briefly about a critic's perception or Shelley's background in relation to the point you're trying to make in the essay should get you marks.

- Instead of using one quote per point, see if you can link different quotes together under the same point. For example, if you're answering a question related to parallels between Victor and the Monster, then you could perhaps talk about how their language is identical in some parts of the novel (e.g. the 'gnashing of teeth' actions they both do).

- Also, perhaps relating to critical/contextual information, try talking briefly about different works of literature in relation to your point in the essay. For example, the Monster tells Victor that 'you purpose to kill me, how dare you sport thus with life?' This can be seen as a largely relevent connection to Adam in Paradise Lost, Book X, II.743-4: 'Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay to mould me man?' This example would be used generally when talking about whether the Monster is a villain or a victim.

If you need help finding references, this document has helped me a lot in the past:


Also if you need any more help, please don't hesitate to ask :)

Answered Thu 6th December, 2012 @ 22:19 by Ed