Essay about Analysis Of Mary Shelley 's ' Frankenstein '

1071 Words Nov 9th, 2016 5 Pages
Matt Merritt
Mrs. Martin
English
Frankenstein Frankenstein was a gothic romance novel written in 1818 by Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley creates many characters with great details using themes and symbols. she associates three themes with her novel. The theme of loneliness, knowledge, and monstrous. the theme monstrous for Frankenstein has been pondered in many minds of who the real monster is, Victor Frankenstein or the real monster himself. Victor Frankenstein is driven by knowledge and his discovery makes him create a monster. Victor shuts everyone out is his life which includes his loved one Elizabeth and his entire family. This leads to isolation and obsession whish can be classified as monstrous. He goes against society in every way from dark magic, from alchemy and the desire to create life. Throughout this entire book is the monster really the monster of just another label assigned to it by mankind. "when I looked around saw and heard of one like me, was i then, monster, a blot upon the earth, from which all men fled and whom all men disowned?" Here Frankenstein is asking if he is the real monster for what he created that how could he do such a thing that what lead him to accomplish this. That isolation and obsession lead him to this dark path of monstrosity, Now what makes him a monster? Here monstrosity isn 't something he was born with he had a happy life but the obsession that human nature brings showed him down this path. He showed his creation no love from birth…

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