Isolation Motivates Destruction In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Isolation Motivates Destruction Everyone deserves to be treated respectfully and not judged by the way they look, but rather by the content of their character. It is not right for people to treat others a certain way just because they look a certain way that you are not used to. People act the way they do towards others, because that is how they were treated or raised. If you expect others to be nice to you, then you should treat others the way that you want to be treated. For example, if you look at serial killers and bullies, the reason why they are so angry towards society and innocent people is because that is probably how they were treated while they were growing up. The case is the same in Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, the theme isolation motivates destruction can be seen when Victor abandons his creature after creating it, when the creature is rejected by the De Lacey family, when William rejects the creature in the woods and…show more content…
He approaches William to get to know him and in hope that at least a child will befriend him, but that is not the case. "Let me go,' he [William]cried; 'monster! Ugly wretch! You wish to eat me and tear me to pieces. You are an ogre. Let me go, or I will tell my papa." (Shelley 127) When the creature approaches William he screams and runs away in terror. This makes the monster feel very alone and he becomes enraged and eventually ends up strangling William to death. He then takes a picture of Caroline Frankenstein that the boy has been holding and places it in the folds of the dress of a girl sleeping in a barn—Justine Moritz, who is later executed for William’s murder. Even though William was a little child, the monster still did not hesitate to murder him, and once again he destroyed the lives of two innocent people. This shows that when you are angry you act upon impulses and no good will ever come of

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