The Sense Of Guilt In Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

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Analysis of Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein. The fear of loss cans accurse if you love another person and you are afraid of losing them. It can be the fear of losing a person to death, or if you are scared of your boyfriend/girlfriend/friend leaves you. The sense of guilt accurse when a person realizes or thinks that he/she is responsible for an action there is morally wrong. (The sense of guilt can for example appear if you’re cheating with another person, when you have a boyfriend/girlfriend). Bad conscience is closely related to the sense of guilt. Bad conscience is an individually feeling if something is bad or good, based on your individually acts and thoughts. You can call it an individually morally self-assessment. Because when you have a bad conscience is it, when you are doing…show more content…
He is trying to avoid the sense of guilt, if anything goes wrong, and the couple had children, because he is responsible for Frankenstein, because he is the creator. Victor has every reason to feel guilty and to have bad conscience, because he is the one who created Frankenstein, and therefore is responsible for the murder of his family, best friend and his wife. These feelings appear in the text: ‘For this I had deprived myself of rest and health.’ And ‘…horror and disgust filled my heart. Unable to endure the aspect to the being I had created.’ Because he had created a monster he feels terrible, and he is afraid of him. Which you also can see in the last part of the story: ‘…My teeth chattered... I escaped’. Victor had a scary dream about his mom and his girlfriend, Elizabeth, and about death. In his dream, he meets Elizabeth, which ‘lips became livid with the hue of death’ when he kissed them. He sees his dead mothers shroud and he sees grave-worms crawling. But after he wakes up, he sees Frankenstein, who yells at him. He feels scared and he had bad conscience because he didn’t help Frankenstein, so now he won’t his
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