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    Despite having society abandon him, the creature helps the De Lacey's through poverty. “[The creature] had been accustomed... to steal a part of [the De Lacey's] store for [his] consumption, but when [he] found that in doing this [the creature] inflicted pain on the cottagers, [he] abstained and satisfied [himself] with berries, nuts, and roots... [he] gathered from the neighboring wood” (Shelley 109). Although the creature has been abused by society, he finds in himself to help others. Even though the creature knows what the De Lacey's reaction at his appearance would most likely be. During his journey towards Geneva, the creature saves a young girl despite being consumed with revenge against Victor. “A young girl came running... laughing... when suddenly her foot slipped, and she fell into the rapid stream. [The creature] rushed from [his] hiding spot and with extreme labour... saved her and dragged her to shore” (Shelley 142). Throughout his journey to Geneva,, all the creature could focus on is getting answers from Victor. But when he sees the girl fall into the stream, the creature rescues the girl without any hesitation. The creature could have shrugged his shoulders and walked away without a care in the world, leaving the girl to drown. Saving the girl put a momentary halt on his journey but the creature does not think about that. He is more concerned about the girls safety rather than his journey. With the creature showing characteristics of a true monster, he still…

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    “It’s alive! It’s alive!” Many people in today’s world would recognize this famous saying from the classical novel by Mary Shelly called Frankenstein. Generally, when people hear the name, Frankenstein, they would immediately begin to think about the monster involved in the story. Although, if someone was to read the actual novel by Mary Shelly, they will come do discover that the name, Frankenstein, is not the name of the monster, but the name of the doctor who created the monster. In fact, the…

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    The Creature of Frankenstein The novel Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley is about a scientist that discovers the secret to create life from the dead. After the creature is brought to life, Victor, the scientist, instantly regrets his decision. Mortified by his creation, he abandons the creature to fend for himself. Although the monster is hideous, his life begins with as much innocence as any regular child’s. When meeting other people, the creature is greeting by horror, disgust, and anger.…

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    Frankenstein

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    Frankenstein After I read the Frankenstein, I know that the story is about a Swiss aristocrat Frankenstein who had studied in Germany for Electrochemical and life then he discovered the secret of death and decided to proceed with the manufacture of life. He started looking for material in the body, then assembled, and finally be activated by means of electrochemical methods. However, all originally made from good material, up to 8-foot monster after being given a life he was so ugly, then…

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    In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Dr. Frankenstein created the monster for personal gain, never taking responsibility for what he had created. Only showing any signs of sympathy for the creature after their confrontation. Once Frankenstein had listened to it he had finally realized that to please the beast he would have to create an Eve for Adam. The monster was created as the first creature in what Frankenstein believed would be an entire species of life forms that would bow to him. “A new…

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    Mary Shelley 's novel Frankenstein is a story of a young scientist, Dr. Victor who is works arduously and creates a grotesque creature whom he calls wretch. He considers himself "acquainted with anatomy" but he does not think it is adequate and he wants to explore his knowledge further. After a great amount of hard work and sewing together body parts from different cadavers he makes his creation. However, it is not a beautiful piece of art he had anticipated but a hideous and large creature…

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    Symbolism In Frankenstein

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    English 4 Honours Friday, December 1 Frankenstein: A Gothic Novel Gothic fiction novels are stories of romance, death and horror. This genre of storytelling originated in England in the later half of the 17th century. Famous authors of the time include Bram Stoker, Matthew Lewis, Horace Walpole, and Emily Brontë. They all wrote stories of fantasy, romance, terror, and tragedy. The novel “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley is one of a gothic treasure. Frankenstein is set in Europe during the late…

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    Ambiguity In Frankenstein

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    In Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, the Creature that Victor Frankenstein creates is morally ambiguous. The Creature plays a pivotal role by being a main focus throughout the novel. The Creature’s moral ambiguity is also significant to the outcomes of the novel. Throughout Frankenstein, the Creature plays a pivotal role by being a main focus and part of Victor’s life. The Creature plays the role of a deuteragonist and antagonist, making him a main character. The Creature plays the most pivotal…

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    Knowledge In Frankenstein

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    Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley’s world-famous book, Frankenstein, says, “Learn from me, if not by my precepts, at least by my example, how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge…” (Shelley 38). The pursuit of knowledge has lead many down a long and desolate path. Frankenstein warns of gaining too much knowledge because through his attempts he has learned of the consequences. Knowledge opens the door to endless possibilities but many people don't understand the consequences of gaining so…

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    Good and Evil. In Mary Shelley’s, Frankenstein, the main character, Frankenstein, creates a monster out of dead body parts and electricity. As Frankenstein grows to resent his creation, the monster becomes an outcast of society due to his difference in appearance. The monster vows revenge against his creator for making him this way and leaving him miserable and alone. Through a series of retaliations against each other, both the monster and Frankenstein…

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