Who Is Victor Frankenstein Selfish

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Frankenstein – Written Homework March 25, 2010 In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, I would consider Victor Frankenstein as a unique character. At first he was a boring child because nothing interesting was going on in his life besides his mother dying but I guess he was just a normal person which makes it hard to read because he had a normal childhood. As soon as Victor Frankenstein meets the science professors’ Waldman and M. Krempe Victor Frankenstein’s life drastically changes and to me the book does not become as boring and dry to read and I actually am able to read without frustration. Victor Frankenstein’s upbringing just shows how obsessed people can become when they find something they admire but this was just too out of the ordinary. Usually people just become obsessed or addicted to drugs but in this case Victor is obsessed with the human anatomy of the human body and basically just the world of science but his obsession…show more content…
Victor literally compared himself to a slave because he was extremely caught up in his work. Honestly I’m not too fond of Victor’s personality because of how obsessed he got with science. Maybe he just was too nerdy of a person for me I don’t know I just can’t make many connections with him. Also, I find it weird that he becomes friends with a girl named Elizabeth then his parents adopt her because her parents died then the parents say that they should marry some day. I find that odd because I think that brothers and sisters should not marry or fall in love no matter if they are adopted or not, I just find that strange. The thing that is driving Victor Frankenstein to create his monster I think is because of Victor’s interests that lie in science, chemistry, and of the balance and contrast between life and death. Also, Victor was always questioning nature and science which helped to make Victor so interested in this science he became obsessed with it and he started to experiment
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