• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Invisible Man – Character introduction of Griffin

Extracts from this document...


Invisible Man - Character introduction of Griffin Invisible man is a book, which focuses mainly on one character. The title basically describes what the book is about, a Griffin who found a way to be invisible not have a cure slowly going insane, driven mad both by his affliction and a growing megalomaniac mentality. He announces a Reign of Terror, in which he plans to extort money, food and shelter from the surrounding countryside. Basically he is introduced arriving into Mrs Hall's inn and rents a parlour there. Obviously it is not possible to recognise how the man looks as he has bandages across his face and is not showing a single part of his body and was "wrapped up head to toe." ...read more.


These as well as the concealment makes the invisible man, Griffin, seem very phantom like. This also builds suspense up through the story until quite late on were it becomes dynamic and alive. The mystery of the man even gets on Mrs Halls nerve, whom at first wants to help him. At the beginning he seemed to be very quiet and secretive and wanted to be kept alone although he started talking. He acted normal but always implied that he wanted to be kept alone and undisturbed. This very intelligent and curious man is self-centred and will do anything, which will favour his further experiments. This eventually leads to malicious mad behaviour. ...read more.


His hidden character at the start is a very good idea by H.G Wells and deciding to make him invisible at the start is a very clever idea, as it bring more mystery to the man. It also makes the reader want to carry on reading, to find out what the man looks like and what he is like. He reveals Griffins main features later. Griffins develops slowly through the story. He firstly starts of calm and relaxed, but very secretive but then starts to get paranoid and angry with everyone thinking they want to find him out. This is shown in the book by exclamation marks wherever he speaks. His final stage is madness where he goes on a reign of horror, terrorising. That is what the whole book is mainly about a mad scientist who cannot control his experiment! ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Susan Hill section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Susan Hill essays

  1. The King of the Castle Character Assessment Joseph Hooper.

    Charles couldn't put anything into words to tell Edmund that he didn't want to come here, he didn't like it, he didn't want to stay and he wanted to be somewhere by himself because they always lived in somebody else's place.

  2. The Mad, Drunk man Incident.

    2a.m: closing time. Drunken people began to move out into the open, into our trap, the laser pen went on and the first drunkard was doused in red light. He spun around, pointed towards us and ran behind a bus.

  1. 'Evaluate how the Box Hill area is influenced by human activity'.

    bottom of Box Hill with a mini trundle wheel or an elastic band. 2. Count the number of train stations within 2km of the peak of Box Hill and name them, 3. Count the number of roads within a 16km area around Box Hill.

  2. Based on the novel by Susan Hill. A young lawyer is sent to wind ...

    He also suspected that something was afoot behind the only locked door for which he was given no key. (That's right: Among the plot elements are a locked door and-please don't be surprised-a mysterious attic space. These plot devices date back at least as far as Charlotte Bront�'s Jane Eyre

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work