Love And Romanticism In Frankenstein

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“It’s alive” is usually the first correlation between Frankenstein, along with a large man that voicing inaudible sounds. Although this relationship is accurate when discussing the film adaptions. In 1818, Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelly. She was an early feminist writer that wrote Frankenstein which is a story of turmoil, isolation and abandonment. Victor Frankenstein is the main character that is brought aboard Robert Walton’s ship while chasing his “creation” that is a murder. While aboard the ship Frankenstein tells the story of how he created the “monster” that torments him. Frankenstein, chooses a life of a search for knowledge that leads him down a life of science where is plays god. Through themes, elements of romanticism Shelly …show more content…
When Frankenstein leaves his home of Geneva to study in Ingolstadt, he is left with feelings of loneliness and he longs to have a friend with him. This theme of belong and loneliness is noted from the beginning letters from Walton to his sister, also. However, he loneliness in rectified when he rescues Frankenstein from the ice. Also Frankenstein is never truly alone in the novel, when he becomes sick with delirium his friend Clerval is there during his convalescence.
Although the loneliness for all the characters in the novel is not long lasting, the creation is left alone without anyone to comfort him. The reader can’t help but have compassion for Frankenstein’s creation when his creation is begging for love and companionship. When the creation is able to tell his story he does with eloquence and
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When Frankenstein knows that the creation killed his brother, he immediately wants to kill him to atone his brother’s death. However, the death of the others in his family is related to the creation’s jealous and loneliness. He begs Frankenstein to create him a wife, so that he can be loved and he promises to stop tormenting Frankenstein. But when Frankenstein does not complete the creation’s bride, he threatens Frankenstein saying, “I will be with you on your wedding-night” (123). A threat that he follows through with. In the years that follow, Frankenstein follows the creations all over the world, after the creation kills Elizabeth. The revenge they both seek against each other is a tale of two stubborn men that can not come to an agreement until Frankenstein’s

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