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LIST OF CHARACTERS
The young scientist, around whose creation the story revolves. He can be said to be an example, or role-model, for Robert.
Elizabeth Lavenza Frankenstein
The "more than sister" of Victor Frankenstein. She is an adopted child, and she later marries Victor. The monster murders her after her marriage.
The son of a merchant and a dear friend of Victor's. He is often Victor's protector, and he becomes one of the victims of the "monster."
The result of Victor's ambition. He is an enormous creature and a misfit in society. He is feared by all because of his appearance, and he learns to despise humankind. His goal is to destroy his creator, Victor Frankenstein.
The younger brother of Victor. He falls prey to the "monster".
Also the younger brother of Victor. He wants to join the military and remains the sole surviving member of the Frankenstein family.
Victor's father. He is a man of character.
The kind, devoted wife of Alphonse Frankenstein. She dies before Victor leaves for the university.
A professor of Victor's at the University of Ingolstadt.
Also a professor of Victor's. He becomes a mentor and a friend to Victor. He appreciates Victor's passion for learning and encourages him to study science.
An old man from France; he lives in exile in Germany. He is the father of Agatha and Felix.
The sea-captain and explorer who meets Victor and learns his story.
Agatha De Lacey
The daughter of De Lacey. She is a mild-mannered and sweet girl.
Felix De Lacey
The loving son of De Lacey. He marries Safie after helping her father escape from France.
Felix's love interest. She breaks free from Arab tradition and marries Felix, a Christian.
Safie's father. He is a Turkish merchant in France. He is strongly opposed to Safie's marriage to Felix.
An Irish magistrate who takes care of Victor when he is imprisoned in Ireland.
An adopted child of Caroline Frankenstein. She is tried for the murder of William and executed, thus she is an indirect victim of the monster's violence.
The sister of Robert Walton and the recipient of his letters. She is married and has children.