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Frankenstein

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Creature's Diction

FRANK-ECOOKE

After Frankenstein's death, the creature tells Walton,

"My heart was fashioned to be susceptible of love and sympathy; and when wrenched by misery to vice and hatred, it did not endure the violence of the change without torture such as you cannot even imagine."

The diction and syntax of this passage can BEST be described as

A

informal and spontaneous.

B

colloquial and insular.

C

formal and somewhat technical.

D

simplistic and easy to follow.

E

articulate and learned.