Analysis Of ' Frankenstein ' And ' The Monster ' Essay example

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These two statements from Victor Frankenstein and the Monster suggest that knowledge has a positive and negative impact. To refer to the monsters impact on knowledge, it can be negative. He wished he never left home because he does not have that much knowledge as a regular human being would. He was never educated, so he has to learn on his own which gives him a negative impact because it is hard to gain knowledge being independent. On the other hand, Victor is completely opposite with knowledge. It is more of a positive impact. Victor has knowledge. He can be independent and free, unlike the monster. How the readers are affected by the statements of Victor and the monster has different impacts. Readers would have more sympathy for the monster because the monster is clueless. He does not know what to do because Victor did not teach him anything. Readers would have less sympathy for Victor because the readers know that Victor does have a lot of knowledge. We also know that there are consequences for Victor for having knowledge.
Victor’s decision is the right one. His decision is right because he does not have to worry about the monster causing problems to him. The monster did make a promise and swore on it. On page 107 it says, “I swear,” he cried, “by the sun, and by the blue sky of heaven, and by the fire of love that burns my heart, that if you grant my prayer, while they exist you shall never behold me again.” This shows that the monster will never see him again if he…

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