Nick Dear’s play adaptation of Frankenstein

23Jan 2022 by

1-The one really obvious change from Shelley’s novel is the addition of a scene in which the Creature rapes Elizabeth before he kills her. Why do you think Dear included this sexual violence? Do you think it is effective in the play? Why or why not? 
2-How close is Dear’s play to Shelley’s novel? What changes? What remains faithful to the novel?
3-What was your experience of reading Dear’s play? What was challenging? What was rewarding?
4-What did you notice or think was significant about the ending of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein?