Empathizing with Frankenstein’s Monster

Why, in the latter half of 2018, are many of my Composition I students resistant to empathizing with Frankenstein’s monster?

Against Worldbuilding

Worldbuilding is big business. Though thought of as pertaining to genre fiction, I reckon it has some manner of iteration in every single story we read – and I’m not alone. One aspect at work in worldbuilding is that of the cartography of imagined places.