Essay on Frankenstein Literary Analysis
Friends will determine the direction and quality of your life. Loneliness is a battle that all people will once face at a certain point in their life; it is how they handle it that determines the outcome of that battle. In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein loneliness is the most significant and prevailing theme throughout the entire novel. Shelley takes her readers on a wild journey that shows how loneliness can end in tragedy.
Robert Walton is the first character introduced that is lonely. “I desire the company of a man who could sympathize with me, whose eyes would reply to mine.” (Shelley 10) Walton tries to mend his loneliness by writing letters to his sister, but it is just not enough. Communicating …show more content…
In conclusion, several characters’ struggle with loneliness in the novel. Victor and the monster’s uphill battle with it ultimately end with death. Although, Victor’s loneliness was brought on by himself, the monster’s was not. No one was made to be alone.
Coulter, Susan. "Frankenstein - A Cautionary Tale of Bad Parenting." Mary Shelley