Revenge And Revenge In Frankenstein

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Red, the color associated with many different emotions. The most prominent of those emotions: revenge and love. These two emotions are some of the most well known emotions around the world. One could even say you can’t one without the other. Revenge is passionate, and before having revenge we must first fear something (From Hate to Love). We fear things that are different or unknown. And what is one emotion that caused the most fear? Love. Love makes us do some crazy things. Strangely, love feeds into fear which consequently feeds into revenge and anger (From Hate to love). Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, John Milton’s Paradise Lost, and T.S Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock are outstanding examples of both love and revenge. Revenge is the most prominent theme in Shelley’s Frankenstein. This is one of the main emotions shared by both Victor Frankenstein and the monster. Due to the fact that Victor created this monster and then abandoned him, the monster stated that he would be forced to declare war on Victor and the rest of the human race (Ch.23). In turn killing the people closest the Victor didn 't turn out the way that the monster thought it would. “My revenge is of no moment to you; yet, while I allow it to be a vice, I confess that it is the devouring and only passion of my soul,” this …show more content…
Alfred Prufrock, the theme of love obviously is. This poem it is kind of difficult to figure out if he really loves the girl he is talking about or if he is just in lust. He talks about knowing the eyes and the arms all to well, so wouldn 't that imply that he has been with or loved many other women (Lines 49-69)? I think so. “I do not think that they will sing to me” Prufrock is coming to the realization that he is no longer in prime of his life, he may never be loved by anyone (Line 125).That realization must have been too hard on him because in the end he ends up drowning in the ocean that he once loved so

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