This is a cruel and evil thing that victor has done. The monster responds by saying, “Shall each man…find a wife for his bosom, and each beast have his mate, and be alone? I had feeling of affection, and they were requited by detestation and scorn” (110). After several more back and forth between the creature and Victor the monster threatens to destroy Victor by destroying those around him. Again this may seem like the creature is the
Frankenstein is an ambitious and determined character with obsessive tendencies, and poor judgement but also a character who sometimes lack clear understanding and it is these character flaws which result in his ultimate demise. He is describes as having the appearance of one who’s ‘spirit had been broken by misery’ and having an “expression of wildness…even madness”. In Frankenstein’s first appearance in the novel, he emerges from a ‘very thick fog’. This fog could be seen as symbolic- Frankenstein’s ‘vision’ is clouded and the fog could be considered a symbol of this. He is exceedingly ambitious and acknowledges that it was the knowledge of life and death that he sought.
“Anguish and despair had penetrated into the core of my heart; I bore a hell within me, which nothing could extinguish.” (Shelley 75) However, Victor cannot explain the truth because he is afraid people will think he is crazy. He is convicted knowing that the monster caused the death of his own family member and the execution of Justine. Shelley conveys that the scientific attitudes of Victor creating the monster made Victor feel
Throughout the novel Frankenstein, author Mary Shelley defines morality based on a nature and nurture of ones and it plays relevant role on a person life. Shelley explains sometimes a mankind’s morality can be bad and she mentions it through her the characters Victor Frankenstein, the creature and Robert Walden. Frankenstein’s great desire of creating life endanger his family and goes against nature, his careless disregard for a naïve creature turns it into vicious exterminator and Walden’s unachievable fantasy of finding north pole put his crew in deadly
His desire for power, glory and wealth blinds him to the consequences. By looking at Tyrell, we are given a clearer understanding that, what Shelley’s character, Victor is doing is also wrong. It highlights the significance of Frankenstein’s blindness to
But it’s going to be so much more moving when I strangle her on our wedding night. Once Guilder is blamed, the nation will truly be outraged; they’ll demand we go to war.” Prince Humperdinck is ruthless, and cares for no one but himself. He feels like he is a genius because he believes no one else can figure out what he has planned, and usually this is the
Victor Frankenstein is the doomed protagonist in Mary Shelley’s thriller, Frankenstein. Victor Frankenstein proves he is irresponsible by creating the monster, leaving the monster multiple times. And beginning to build another monster. In the beginning, Victor displays to readers how irresponsible he is by creating the monster in the first place. Victor did not completely understand how large of a responsibility it is to bring a life into the world.
Frankenstein feared the power of the female and her capabilities. He feared the female domination, so, in turn, he viciously destroyed her to prevent any of it from happening. The idea of having a female was too petrifying for Victor, so the easiest way to resolve his fear was to completely eliminate their role and power. Mary Shelley shows that a male dominated world will create chaos and will most definitely
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.
4. As a creator Frankenstien is responsible for the creation that he has made. He is the one who needs to control it other wise the creature will get crazy which is what happens. “Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature, to whom thou art bound by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us” (81 Shelley). This is the creature saying that Victor cannot just forget about the monster, he is saying that he is still responsible for the creature that he has