Essay on Analysis Of Mary Shelley 's ' Frankenstein '

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There have been many books that capture the idea of a struggling protagonist but not many that have the complexity of Frankenstein. Written by Mary Shelly, Frankenstein is not only a genre defining book but one that also poses two main characters that share very different stories. The author, Mary Shelley’s writing style allows for the reader to see both the Monster’s and Victor’s side of the story and gives the reader the opportunity to sympathize with each character. This Writing style allows the reader to make their own opinions and assumptions about the characters, as well as, decide who really the victim is and who should be at fault. In the story, Victor has created his Monster without knowing how it will react in the real world and this comes back to haunt him. What was created for good would soon turn against him as victor realizes the monstrosity that he has created is not what he envisioned. However he did not have these feelings in the beginning of the monsters creations as he describes it.
“How can I describe my emotions at this delineate the wretch whom with such infinite pains and care I had endeavored to form? His limbs were in proportion, and I had selected his features as beautiful. Beautiful – Great God!” (35) This can show how promising the monster seemed to victor but also contributes to his hatred of it when it is not what he believed it would be. This is important as it sets up the conflict between Victor and the Monster and establishes the idea…

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