Analysis Of Mary Shelley 's ' Frankenstein ' Essay

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In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley the author does a great job at illustrating the feelings of all of the characters although the novels primary narrator is Victor. This is especially the cease with the creature. Although the creature is not in the novel physically much of the time he is constantly being referred to and discussed. Through Victors thoughts the reader realizes that the creature is simply misunderstood and because of the hatred that is being shown to him he becomes the monster everyone expects him to be. The creature is not born evil as most people think he is actually made evil by the circumstances in the novel. Victor abandoning the creature is the event that gets the ball rolling on the creature’s transformation into a vicious monster. Victor does not show the creature love or acceptance and describes the creature as being a “miserable monster” (59). To Victor the creature is so horrifying that he is disturbed by what he has done and says “How can I describe my emotions at this catastrophe” (58). Victor wakes up to the creature standing above his bed “while a grin wrinkled his cheeks” (59). This event scares Victor so much that he decides to leave the house and abandons the creature. However, Victor views the creature smiling as evil the creature is simply showing love to his creature and doesn’t understand why Victor would abandon him. As the creature has lived after being abandoned by Victor he has come to know that everyone will shy away…

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