Life Of The Creature In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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The Life of the Creature Throughout life, people go through various types of changes whether it is their maturity or personality. In Frankenstein, Mary Shelley explains how the creature changes from after his creation until the end of the book. Obviously, the creature’s life starts right after his so called “birth”. Everything happens for a reason, right? Right. The creature is not the same by the end of the book without a doubt. Change can have a positive or negative effect on a person. In the case of the creature, change has a negative effect. Frankenstein, Dr. Victor Frankenstein, the creator of this so called creature. The creature, made of human body parts, does not know anything about the world. He has to learn how to write and speak. The creature ends up teaching himself these things “I was dependent on none and related to none.”(p.5) He wants to be recognized as a human but the people of the village do not see him that way. The cottagers are terrified of him. They do not want anything to do with him.…show more content…
This is because Dr. Victor Frankenstein feels the same way about the creature. Frankenstein wants nothing to do with him. He thinks the creature is an ugly monster. This makes Frankenstein so upset to the point that he decides to abandon his own creation. The creature ends up being alone and he comes up with an idea. “I know not; despair had not yet taken possession of me; feelings were those of rage and revenge.”(p.146) The creatures idea is revenge. He wants to get revenge on his creator because of the way he was treated by Frankenstein. The creature does get his
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