The Physical Journey Of Victor Frankenstein In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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My grandma always told me you can’t run away from the truth. You can lie all you want, but one day the truth will catch up with you. Something similar happens to Victor Frankenstein in the gothic novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. The physical journey of Victor Frankenstein from Geneva to Lake Como in Italy has been very challenging with a lot of obstacles in the way. No matter how fast one runs, his or her demons will always catch him or her.
After getting a devastating letter from his father, Victor goes back to Geneva. "Yet, as I drew nearer home, grief and fear again overcame me. Night also closed around...I felt still more gloomily"(91). Victor is grieving over his little brother's murder which is caused by his creation. He feels as though he is responsible for his brother’s murder because he tries to flee from the monster after it woke up. "A flash of lightning illuminated the object and discovered its shape plainly to me; its gigantic stature, and the deformity of its aspect, more hideous that belongs to humanity, instantly informed me that it was wretch, the filthy daemon to whom I had given life"(93). When Victor sees the monster in the thunderstorm he instantly knows that the monster killed
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Having to see his wife murdered lying lifeless in bed was a horrible sight to see especially on their first wedding night. When the monster said he would come after him on his wedding night Victor thought the monster meant he would be going after him not his sweet Elizabeth. Elizabeth never saw the monster coming. “...I saw at the open window a figure the most hideous and abhorred, A grin was on the face of the monster; he seemed to jeer, as with his fiendish finger he pointed towards the corpse of my wife”(248). The monster follows Victor everywhere he goes. The monster wants revenge for what Victor did to

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