Frankenstein Essay

726 WordsMay 13, 20133 Pages
Frankenstein was the representative scary character for a long time in my memory before I really read this fiction. The image was the huge body with yellow eyes, hideous and bloody surgery scars, rotten smells, and the horrible monster itself as in the nightmare. This image would be the popular description of Frankenstein (strictly speaking, it’s not Frankenstein but Frankenstein’s creature.) because of many distorted famous movies or cartoons about it. However, I feel no more fear toward him now but only pity and sympathy. If he was in front of me, I would hug him and cry together for his tragedy. This novel, Frankenstein, is not the amusing horror story that conveys thrill to the readers all the time, but opaque story that makes reader think more seriously toward the world and themselves. Irresponsible Frankenstein who created the monster and left him behind and the monster which wanted to get harmony with human but was get cast away from society. Both are the representative abominable human’s deep inside. Actually when he was first created, his nature was pure and clean like child even though the appearance was horrible enough to shock people. However, experiencing several harsh treatments from people whom he wanted to be friends, this creature got to know the ugly part of human being. Maybe the Mary Shelly would want to say the loss of humanity among relationships in society. All he wanted was the understanding and respect of others. But people would not allow him to join in the human society even though he had saved the child and felt same as human being. Whenever he did something, people look at him with tinted glasses and that fact made him isolated. He could be the purest and the cleanest being in the whole world before he realized the dirty side of society. In short, people made him a real monster. However, he didn’t do mischief to people who have no

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