Analysis Of Frankenstein 's ' Frankenstein ' Essay

925 Words Jul 18th, 2015 4 Pages
Victor Frankenstein decided to not allow the female version of his first creation to live long, or at all for various reasons. Frankenstein’s journey with creating his first creature was not a peaceful experience. During the 2 years Frankenstein spent making his male creature large in size, since he did indeed already learn how to bestow animation upon lifeless matter, Frankenstein states “I doubted at first whether I should attempt the creation of a being like myself or one of simpler organization; but my imagination was too much exalted by my first success to permit me to doubt of my ability to give life to an animal as complex and wonderful as man” (45). Thus as Frankenstein’s excitement kept him focused on completing this goal, he was unhealthy most of time and does not describe it as a happy experience. Frankenstein endured many sleepless nights and did not remain in close contact with those who brought him simple happiness, his family and friends from Geneva. Once his first creature was successfully animated with life, Frankenstein was instantly scared of it and felt guilt right away, he states “now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart. Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created, I rushed out of the room” (50).
As Frankenstein neglected his creature, the creature wandered into society and received unkind treatment from humans. This creature even secretly helped some cottagers in the woods,…

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