Amazing Authors: Mary Shelley
In this one-time class, students will learn about the life and writing of the young author of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley.
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In this class we will study the fascinating life of Mary Shelley, the daughter of eighteenth-century women's rights advocate Mary Wollstonecraft, the wife of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, and the woman who became the pioneer of a new kind of fiction - science fiction - by the time she was twenty. We will discuss the life and history of Mary Shelley and how she came to write Frankenstein. We will also critically analyze Shelley's writing. We will talk about Shelley's use of epistolary techniques...
Students will demonstrate through discussion their understanding of the life and writing of Mary Shelley.
I have a master's degree in history and a master's degree in human services counseling through Liberty University.
It is recommended students bring a copy of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley to class. This book is in the public domain and can easily be found online. Students will also need to bring paper and a pencil or pen to class to take notes.
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I will provide an informal assessment of class participation and understanding of content.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
In this class, we will discuss the life of Mary Shelley, including her controversial marriage to Percy Bysshe Shelley, who was married at the time he and Mary met. We will discuss Mary Shelley's science fiction novel, Frankenstein.
We will refer to Frankenstein by Mary Shelley throughout the class.
Kandy Crosby-HastingsHomeschool Teacher, MA History, MA Professional Writing, MA Human Services
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My name is Kandy Crosby-Hastings. I teach history, classic literature, and writing classes. I am a homeschool parent of two sons, who are now teenagers. We have homeschooled for thirteen years. I also have experience working in the public school...