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Lightning Storm

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When Victor is 15, he witnesses a "most violent and terrible thunderstorm." In the storm, a "beautiful oak" is blasted by a lightning strike.

How does this experience influence Victor's scientific study?

A

It renews his faith in natural philosophy and the work of the alchemists.

B

It causes him to fight with his father about his future.

C

It pushes him to study harder and to keep his work secret.

D

It discourages his study of the work of Cornelius Agrippa, Albertus Magnus, and Paracelsus.

E

He feels compelled to record and recall every detail for future reference.