The Consequences Of Society In Frankenstein, By Mary Shelly

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In a lot of aspects society came up with the idea to view being different as something scary because it is not something that they are normally used to. In the story of Frankenstein, written by Mary Shelly she gives out a story about a horrendous looking monster that deals with a variety of rejection among humankind even from his own creator due to his physical appearance and his creator then suffers horrible consequences while his monster lives and roams the Earth. In the story of Prometheus, it gives us a story that results in horrible consequences as well. Frankenstein is also known to be modern Prometheus. I will continue to describe how the stories relate to an oppressed group or modern issue in society today, which deals
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Victor took off to college and attended a University at Ingolstadt and became fascinated with science. He had great professors who cared about his education and he soon managed to learn all of the courses that he had to take. He came up with the idea of creating the monster, Frankenstein. Little did he know of the horrible consequences that were to come with his creation. A part of the book shows consequences of what can happen when you really mess with something. In the story of Prometheus, it also teaches about horrible consequences that came when messing around with bad things in nature. Throughout the story the monster deals with harsh times by people that encounter him and even his own creator who despises him of how hideous he is “Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created, I rushed out of the room, and continued a long time traversing my bedchamber, unable to compose my mind to sleep” (Shelly 60). That night that Victor created Frankenstein, he encountered nightmares in his sleep but that was only one of the sicknesses that he would have to endure as a result of the creation he had created. “In effect, she tries to humanize the position of the impossible object, to imagine what it would be like for a monster to sustain personhood when everybody around him treats him as an utterly alien being” (Collings 331). Mary Shelly gave human like emotions to the monster; he was able to feel certain ways just as we humans do such as sadness and loneliness. As the story had progressed, the monster became an enemy to him. The monster had committed atrocities that affected Victor and his life. The monster killed people in Victor’s life who he cared about and he had no one to blame but himself. “I considered the being whom I had cast among mankind, ad endowed with the will and power to effect purposes of

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