How Does Mary Shelley Create Sympathy

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How does Mary Shelley create sympathy for the monster in Frankenstein In the novel Frankenstein Sympathy is created by the author both by making the readers pity the monster’s loathsome existence and by leading them to understand his violent and cruel actions. We pity the creature because of the way he is treated by mankind and we can identify with his feelings and reactions and understand why he behaves as he does. Shelley uses different narrators throughout the novel and the reader sympathises with the views of these people to differing degrees. In chapter five, it is a dreary night in September this is pathetic fallacy because every time the monster is about to enter the story it is dark and rainy, this gives us the feeling that the monster is bad and makes us feel uneasy, the fact that Mary Shelley uses pathetic fallacy when the monster is about to enter the story means that we can predict what is going to happen and it gives us a vibe that the monster is not good. If it was sunny and beautiful when the monster was there it would make us feel more comfortable, therefore liking the monster more. On this dreary night Victor Frankenstein makes the monster comes alive, as soon as Frankenstein releases that the monster is alive he says “but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.” This makes us feel sympathy for the monster because his father, his creator detests him. If the man that should be his father does not like him. In chapter 11 is when we first really meet the monster. He has found Victor and has taken him to a cave where he is trying to explain to victor what his life has been like and why he killed Victors little brother William. In one particular sentence our hearts really go out to the monster this is when he says to victor “I was a poor helpless, miserable wrench; I knew, and
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