Positive Connections In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Shelley conveys the idea that positive connections draw us to our better selves, while the lack of connections leads people to the brink of insanity, by contrasting connections between characters. With the acquirement of positive connections a person is able to make better choices. Friendship allows for a second voice in a dilemma or situation, one that will help demonstrate the solution more clearly. This helps the friend make decisions that will be the most beneficial. Without this second voice or opinion, humans will make terrible choices because it will only be based on a single point of view. Human connections will emotionally uplift a person, while the lack of connections will emotionally depress a person. All humans desire a friend that will allow them to feel like they are worth something. Human connections or the lack of connections can go as far as affecting a person’s health and well being. Positive connections may increase one’s health, while the lack of connections may hinder the ability for one to be healthy. …show more content…
Connections are important because it is the key to living comfortably. Connections help us communicate with others. Communicating is essential because it allows for opinions and ideas to be developed between two or more people. One human brain is never as strong as many human brains. Companions help increase a person’s belonging and purpose, boost one’s happiness, reduce stress, and improve one’s self-worth. Companions even help one’s ability to cope with hardships. Without companions, life is lived in isolation. A life lived with no purpose, no happiness, extreme stress, and low self-esteem. The lack of companions allows people to make bad choices, become depressed and get sick. While companions help us make better choices, uplift our spirits, and live healthier

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