The Story ' Frankenstein ' Essay

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The story Frankenstein by Marry Shelley has many points of interests and topics that give us information about how the people back then felt and the worries of what their future could be. One of the most notable, if not the main theme that the author wanted to express in the story, is the case of the creature who is abandoned by his creator (Victor Frankenstein) and left to roam the world alone. The creature becomes corrupted and commits a number of serious crimes towards humanity and Victor Frankenstein himself. The questions that arise from this situation is, what turned the creature into a monster? Was the creature an abomination by nature or was it forced into this course of action by the society that surrounded him? The creature 's story begins even before it was 'born ', with Frankenstein 's thirst for exploring the unknown and defying the laws of nature. He begins his studies with an interest to successfully bring life to inanimate objects which he manages to do multiple times. It is from this point onwards that he becomes blinded by his passion and thirst, as he describes in the story:
No one can conceive the variety of feelings which bore me onwards, like a hurricane, in the first enthusiasm of success. Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world. A new species would bless me as its creator and source; many happy and excellent natures would owe their being to me. No father could…

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