Frankenstein, By Mary Shelley Essay

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How many times have people heard the saying ¨don 't judge a book by its cover¨? This common phrase teaches a meaningful lesson. Everyone, one point in their life, has judged something based on its appearance, whether they judged something from food to people. In Mary Shelley 's novel ¨Frankenstein¨ she shows how judging and neglecting someone by their appearance affects their mind in a negative way. The theme of Frankenstein teaches to not judge or alienate someone before getting to know them because it could result in a disaster.
Victor Frankenstein had a love for science, so he created his own monster. After the creation, he abandoned this creature in the laboratory, and he never gave the creature a chance to meet him. The monster says to Victor, ¨I was wretched, helpless, and alone.¨ (Mary Shelley Chapter 15). Because of being left alone, the monster wandered around by himself to figure out how life works. He found a village of cottagers and watched them, while hiding, to understand humans. During his time observing the cottagers, he finds interest in a specific family. He tries to understand their emotions and why they have these emotions. Eventually, he starts to feel the same things the humans do. When he saw them sad, the monster also became sad. If he would see them happy, he would end up happy as well. An unknown bond formed between the monster and the family. Eventually, the monster becomes bored of just observing from afar and wants to these people…

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