Frankeinstein Essay

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Frankeinstein ambition for life. Frankenstein is a novel written by the author Mary Shelley. The novel has a lot of tension in it and parts that the reader can consider as horror. But on a more profound level the reader notices that this novel has a very deep meaning: How humans can be so ambitious for something. A monster brought to life to suffer and his pursuit for happiness. Some people can find this novel as a horrific one, and some can analyze it as the most painful way a creature can regret the way he tries to reach happiness. Desiring something so much may make one an ambitious person, in the negative way it may lead to experience different feelings such as: desire for revenge, fear, or sometimes desperation to get something no matter what. Ambition can have two things, the positive and the negative. Victor Frankenstein devotes his life to study. “I had retrod the steps of knowledge along the paths of time and exchanged the discoveries of enquirers for the dreams of forgotten alchimists." That can be a good example of the positive way. Inside Victor’s mind a feeling is dormant, until he experience the same feeling that he felt when he was 18 years old the day his mother died. Victor finds a professor at his university that shares the same ideals as him, at the moment they kill him, the feeling that Victor had inside him woke up, giving him a gigantic ambition. “No one should ever die, I will stop this” This kind of ambition makes Victor become someone completely different, he wants to create life. “Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world” This quotation can tell us the exact thing that Victor wants, and also how much Victor desire it, turning him into an ambitious person, someone that he is not. His professor givesVictor the key to star his new creation. On a night in

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