Essay On Victor As The Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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First the boy, then the girl who would be next on the creature's list? In Mary Shelly's Frankenstein an unfortunate series of events is occurring. The main character Victor Frankenstein is in the process of creating human life with barren human remains. Victor has been very loyal to his invention until this creature obtains life. Victor becomes frightened by the creature, runs from it. This leads to many tragic events. Victor is an unjust man because he does not think of the creature's feelings as he abandons him, he takes no responsibility for the deaths being caused by the creature, and he leaves Robert Walton to finish the deed he could not. Victor abandons his creature. He witnesses his dream come true when the creature obtains life. But when this starts happening he runs away. “I beheld the wretch- the miserable monster whom I had created. He held up the curtain of the bed; and his eyes if they may be called, were fixed on me” (Shelly 43). Victor falls into…show more content…
He watches as the creature takes revenge on his friends and family, but says nothing. I avoided explanation and maintained a continual silence concerning the wretch I had created... I could not bring myself to disclose a secret which would fill my heart with consternation and make fear an unnatural horror the inmates of his breasts (Shelly 164). There is no sympathy in Victors heart as he watches these lives being taken and he takes no responsibility for the creatures actions. He is selfish, and unwilling to face reality. Victor asks Robert Walton to kill the creature. At his final stage of life, Victor starts to realize he has not accomplished his goal of stopping the creature so he pushes his unfinished deed on Walton. Yet I cannot ask you to renounce your country and friends to fulfill this task; and now that you are returning to England, you will have little chance of meeting him, But the well balancing of what you may esteem your duties (Shelly

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