Abortion And Destruction In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Throughout the story of Frankenstein there is a monster starting to appear in the book, then the monster is revealed at the end of Frankenstein. The book Frankenstein is about how a man that is isolated from his own family, and how the death and destruction of his family and friends can cause a man to turn into a monster. The book starts out with Robert Walton writing letters to Marry Shelley, about him desiring one friend.Throughout Frankenstein there is little incidents that take place in the book that will make the main character turn into a full blown monster at the end of the book Frankenstein. The motifs of Frankenstein are isolation and abortion/destruction. The motif of isolation is how the main character isolates themselves away from …show more content…
Abortion/destruction in the story Frankenstein is involved throughout the story, and it can lead to see who is the real monster. In Frankenstein the monster causes destruction to Victors family, but the real monster will not show itself until the end of the story. During Frankenstein many incidents caused abortion/destruction, such as Elizabeths ' father becoming ill and later dying. “Her father grew worse; her time was more entirely occupied in attending him; her means of subsistence decreased; and in the tenth month her father died in her arms, leaving her an orphan and a beggar”(chapter 1 pg-43). The quote means is how Elizabeths ' father was slowing dying, and after her father died Elizabeth was an orphan but would be later taken in by Victors ' family. As Frankenstein goes on Victor enters into the field of how the body works(anatomy), Victor is intrigued about how the body works, so what Victor does is he try 's to make a human(previously stated in isolation). Once the monster is created Victor is scared of what he creates and runs out of his apartment.“I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open; it breathed hard, and a convulsive motion agitated its limbs.”(chapter-5 pg-101). When Victor returns to his apartment there is no monster in sight. Once the monster was created it would cause destruction to people in every town. A tragic thing that happened to Victor and his family was when Victors ' brother William was murdered. “William is dead!—that sweet child, whose smiles delighted and warmed my heart, who was so gentle, yet so gay! Victor, he is murdered!”(chapter-7

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