Examples Of Human Emotions In Frankenstein

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The human emotions often represented in the Romantic Era of literature are clearly displayed in the novel Frankenstein through the monster itself. The monsters emotions are what rule him. He displays every negative human quality that each of us wishes didn't exist, such as rage, jealousy, and hatred. Chapter 20 is a prime example of this, in which we can see how he demonstrates human emotion in a negative as well as a positive aspect. “"The wretch saw me destroy the creation whose future existence he depended on happiness and with a howl of devilish despair and revenge, withdrew." He witnesses his “happiness” crushed by his creator in an instant, in which this new creation would have made him happy in life because he would then have a companion and not be lonely. The monster hopes for happiness and wishes to fix his mistakes, displaying huge qualities that lie within humans ourselves. Being that Victor had created this monster; the monster although huge was a child and acted young. He was…show more content…
The supernatural belief comes from Frankenstein being excessively strong and fast. An example is when Frankenstein chases Victor up the mountain and is able to outrun Victor so that there is no possible way of him running away. Victor first began believing about supernatural powers when he first read the book on Cornelius Agrippa. It had ideals of possessing greater powers than the ancient due to the powers of the latter were chimerical. This gives Victor inspiration to create something with supernatural abilities. The morbid aspect also comes from Frankenstein because he created on a dark, rainy, dreary night of November. The grotesque elements include the idea of breathing life into a dead body. The creatures yellow skin barely covered his muscles and arteries underneath. He represents the most grotesque and supernatural character in the
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