Nature Or Nuture Quotes From Frankenstein

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Side A Side B The monster's two sides. Nature or nuture. The monster's two sides. Nature or nuture.“I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes of which you would not believe. If I cannot satisfy the one, I will indulge the other. Frankenstein -Victor and Walton mirror buddies-ambition WALTON p5 Writing from Russia to sister Mrs Saville 1817 motive for travel to North pole.'I may there discover the wondrous power which attracts the needle...' 'to satisfy my ardent curiosity'...'I shall confer unestimable benefit...on all humanity to the last generation...' p3 ( Inspired by reading his Uncle Thomas's volume of sea faring journeys even though he'd been forbidden by dying father for uncle…show more content…
P6 SELF EDUCATED BUT LACKING IN SCHOOLING. CONSIDERS HIMSELF ROMANTIC. WANTS SOMEONE OF A CULTIVATED AND CAPATIOUS MIND WITH TASTES LIKE HIS OWN. IS 28 YET FEELS MORE ILLITERATE THAN 15YR OLDS. TRIED STUDYING LANGUAGES, POETRY AND SHIPPING. MARCH 28TH LETTER HOME TECHNIQUES - IRONY 'i SHALL CERTAINLY FIND NO FRIEND ON THE WIDE OCEAN'.P6 'i AM GOING TO UNEXPLORED REGIONS''TO THE LAND OF MIST AND SNOW'.PG9 JULY 7TH 17...WALTON'S BLIND AMBITION 4 SUCCESS P10 ''WHY NOT STILL PROCEED OVER THE UNTAMED YET OBEDIENT ELEMENT' 'WHAT CAN STOP THE DETERMINED HEART AND RESOLVED WILL OF MAN?'PG10 WALTON AUGUST 5TH, 17... LETTER 4. ENCOUNTER WITH THE MONSTER FIRST P10 (JULY 31ST - 2PM) FRANKENSTEIN - NEXT AM VICTOR SEEN. VICTOR'S CURSE FOR OVERSTEPPING MORAL BOUNDS IN CREATING THE MONSTER. 'HIS BODY DREADFULLY EMACIATED BY FATIGUE AND SUFFERING' - '' i NEVER SAW A MAN IN SO WRETCHED A CONDITION'. 'MELANCHOLY''DESPAIRING''GNASHES HIS TEETH'- ALUSION TO BIBLE PROPHECY. P12 P14 'CONSTANT AND DEEP GRIEF' 'HIS MIND IS SO CULTIVATED'.P14 was in a 'dark tyranny of despair'. VICTOR'S THOUGHTS OF THE MONSTER RELAYED TO WALTON AFTER ALL HE'D BEEN…show more content…
p17 'frightful the storm which embraced the gallant vessel on its course and wrecked it - thus! p17 Walton about Victor. Chapter One Victor speaks his tale to Walton p18. His mother daughter of his father's friend who died in financial ruin. His mother adopted Elizabeth Lavern from poverty. Difference in character between Liz and Victor. p23 Difference in nature/ character between Clerval and himself. ''I desired to divine...the hidden laws of nature'. p23 Shelley portrays this desire as almost something sacrosanct or incestuous. Something monstrous. 'It was the secrets of the 'metaphysical' that I desired to learn - of the heavens and the earth''While Clerval occupied himself with the moral relations of things.' 'The birth of that passion...afterwards would rule my destiny."p25 'which has swept away all my joy and hope'. The origins of his passion/obsession were at 13 yrs reading a volume of worls of Cornelius Agrippa - natural philosophy. His father discouraged
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