By aligning his maliciousness with his misery, he is implicitly blaming Frankenstein for what he has become: such an accusation, however, is effective in evoking the sympathy of both Victor and the reader. The creature often refers to Frankenstein as "you, my creator": this doubled form of address does not only serve to remind Victor of the responsibility he bears for giving the creature life; it is also a complimentary title that implores him for help.
As he speaks, the creature's syntax becomes almost Biblical in tone: he frequently uses the verb "shall," which has the ring of both prophecy and command. He is thus subtly informing Victor that he has no choice in this matter: his acquiescence is already a foregone …show more content…
He is not capable of going on living in total isolation because his life is unbearable.
But the monster is not a mere object of repulsion and terror but a complex being with a profound psychological side. Some of its features derive from the heroes of Gothic novels, exemplified best not in a novel but in Lord Byron's poem Lara. The protagonist of this Oriental Tale is a pirate chief. He is a taciturn and brooding character who feels himself to be a stranger in the world. His life has been adventurous and wild and now he appears isolated from the rest of society, in his opinion a victim of fate and nature, not of his own faults. He lives among other people but as if he were alone.
He perfectly embodies the Byronic hero, which is ultimately that of a tragic one. Those who see him can never forget his cold and mysterious aspect and behaviour nor can they penetrate his soul to understand what lies below the aloof