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Mary Shelley

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How does Frankenstein figure out that the Monster killed William?

After receiving a shocking letter from his father telling him that William has been murdered, Frankenstein departs home to Geneva. When he arrives, it is nighttime, and the gates of Geneva are shut, so he decides to explore the woods where William was killed. As Frankenstein walks in the woods near the spot where William’s body was found, he spies the Monster lurking in the background, and he realizes that the Monster is the most likely culprit.