Isolation In Frankenstein By Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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The book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley tells a story about an inventor named Victor Frankenstein who brings back a human from the dead. Frankenstein then abandons his creation and the monster is then left all alone. Later on, the monster finds Frankenstein and asks Frankenstein if he would make the monster a life companion and at first Frankenstein agrees. Later on, Frankenstein 's changes his mind and the monster gets angry and swears to get revenge on Frankenstein. Through the use of conflict between Frankenstein and the monster, Shelley advocates that being put in isolation can have a significantly, specifically violent, negative affect on how an individual acts.
After being rejected several times by society the monster starts to become
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A father 's duty is to teach their kids how to handle their aggression and hostility towards others. The monster never had this type of figure in his life. Frankenstein abandoned the creature so he had no one there to teach how to handle his temper or how to act on his feelings. The monster also mentions that “no mother had blessed me” showing that he also had no mother to help him. A mother 's obligation is to teach their kids how to act on their feeling and teach them how to balance out their emotions. The creature never got those lessons so he does not know how to control his feeling or how to make sure he does not become too emotional over a certain thing. The monster also says that he was not “blessed with smiles”. The monster is saying that he was not privileged or lucky enough to have anyone there to take care of him. Having no one around him made him very unsatisfied and unhappy with his own life. Frankenstein first meets the monster after his brother 's death. Frankenstein asks him about what he did before he asks what he did when he is alone. The monster respondes,“For some weeks I led a …show more content…
The monster has been the only one of Frankenstein’s creations, this makes him be the only one to experience his situations. Eventually this loneliness makes him want a companion to share his struggle in working towards gaining his knowledge and the rejection he receives from humans. “Shall each man find a wife for his bosom and each beast have his mate, and I be alone?... I will watch with the wiliness of a snake, that I may sting with its venom shall repent of the injuries you inflict” (122-123). Within the two years of his solitude, the creature teaches himself many skills, and while he was learning, he had seen the DeLacey’s and the family bond they had. This leads him to feel lonely and in want for a companion. When he tells Frankenstein “shall each man find a wife for his bosom and each beast his mate,” he brings forth that even beasts have partners for which to live and reproduce with. The Creature feels that although he is not of a natural existence, he should still have the chance to love like the “beasts” do. The monster also compares himself to a snake, “will watch with the wiliness of a snake… I may sting with its venom”. Snakes are known to be evil but smart animals, so when the monster compares himself to one he is saying that he will be cruel and smart so that he may get the best revenge on frankenstein that he

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