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The University of Ingolstadt

The University of Ingolstadt:
   
The University of Ingolstadt is a Catholic German University that was founded in 1472 by Louis the Rich.  It was a prosperous university until the 1700’s when the age on Enlightenment brought about a movement to end church run universities.  On November 25, 1799 it was announced that the university was closing its doors.



The City of Ingolstadt, Germany



Significance in Frankenstein:
It is Victor's time at Ingolstadt that really shapes who he will become.  Here he learns everything he needs to know to create the creature.  This is the most significant chapter in the novel because here Victor begins shaping his own future.
 

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