More of this ominous diction that Shelley uses is shown here and it provides very disturbing imagery. The creepy imagery that is used really makes one's stomach turn so they can see the gruesomeness of the monster, and the gravity of the situation that Frankenstein has put himself in. This also helps us know how he must’ve felt in that position! Obsessed with the pursuit of knowledge, Frankenstein ends up destroying his whole life. He now lives in fear that the monster will kill him.
In recent times there have been reports of people being bullied so bad, they have taken their own lives to escape from the constant torment. Like anyone who wears their heart on their sleeve, and is always open and honest, I have been the victim of strung-out, self-righteous bullies. My bullying came in the form a junkie who decided that I was a serious threat to him and his way of life. It’s important
Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelly at tender age of nineteen. The story is about Victor Frankenstein and his creation – The Monster. The setting of the story is during the Victorian / Romantic era that was in transitioning to industrial revolution. Victor Frankenstein is an ambitious young man who long to create “life”; however, he had ran away from it after he successes. The Monster, Victor Frankenstein’s creation, is large and ugly looking creature that was made of human corps; whom long for companionship of human.
He was dirty, smelled bad, and would talk to himself. Teenagers would pick on him to make him crow, thinking this was funny. I was always told he was harmless. He ended up killing a teenager that tormented him. He did not know better, he believed that he was being threatened and was afraid, he struck out at what was threatening him.
A monster is a person who excites horror by wickedness, cruel or inhumcenperson (dictionary.com). Dr. Frankenstein is the real monster. It is clear that his obsession with creating life is what is more important to him for better or for worse. He was willing to sacrifice his family for the result of his creation. In addition, he did nothing to stop the monster of striking again because he didn’t want to destroy what he had created.
‘Frankenstein’ and the so called ‘Monster’ Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ examines human nature. A first time reader may be used to the unfaithful Hollywood adaptions of this timeless masterpiece but can find profound levels of depth and meaning in the art of Shelley’s storytelling. The creature in the story is a creation of Victor Frankenstein who is obsessed by "a fervent longing to penetrate the secrets of nature" (Shelley 21). It is the creatures treatment by society and his creator Frankenstein that leads him to indulge in vengeful and evil behavior. Although this behavior is horrible and not at all sane or acceptable, it does not mean that the creature is an animal or ‘monster.’ Some people, legally and illegally, commit and enjoy
I fear many things in this place. But I do not want to fear my friend.” (246) evidently, the reader can begin to perceive from this point forward that Elijah’s character change and his maniac obsession with murder is beginning to overpower and conquer their friendship, in turn starting to terminate and abolish it. This marks inescapably a change, an evolution in Xavier’s character as well. He begins to begrudge and dislike his own friend, to the point where he would engage himself in hurting him, “Something I’ve never felt before rushes over me. I want to beat Elijah with my fists until he is bloody.” (253) Undeniably, Elijah’s change in character is the main reason their valuable friendship begins to decay, and the reason Xavier develops a new abhorrent character, which eventually leads to their
Sadly, not knowing any better, they discriminate against them, not knowing what else to do. Mob mentality tends to break out when a group of people feel the need to act on their feelings, usually through violence. Throughout the novel, there are many antagonistic personalities that are shown through, which are