The Responsibility Of The Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Victor Frankenstein’s claim that there can be no ‘community’ or overall , kinship between the creature and himself basically means that he does not want any sort of relation with his creation as he considers him less of a human and more of a monster. My opinion on this is that I completely disagree with his claim. Mainly on the basis of the most obvious reason which is it’s his creation and as the maker he has a certain responsibility for the creature. Not only this but the creature craves attention just like a child from his parents, Frankenstein rejects him which throws the creature in a spiral of hatred to mankind. On the basis…show more content…
Shelly, Frankenstein , chapter 10) Taking this quotation into account it further shows my disagreement towards Victors claim that there can’t be any community between the two. However the creature confronts Frankenstein in hope to gain his approval and tell him that he has to do his job as a creator. Off course Frankenstein rejects as he is a murderer now in his eyes and further continues to say there is no community between the two. “Begone, vile insect! Or rather, stay, that I may trample you to dust! And, oh! That I could, with the extinction of your miserable existence, restore those victims whom you have so diabolically murdered!” (M. Shelly, Frankenstein, Chapter 10) Frankenstein’s reasons for creating the monster was that he was so utterly obsessed with life itself he wanted to create a being that would never die out of his mother’s memory so no one else felt his pain, So mainly the reasons for him rejecting the monster is because it was nothing he expected and especially creating it out of his mother’s memory he felt the need to reject
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