Is Frankenstein A Hero Or A Villain

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Hero or Villain Undecided Monster In the book, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, a scientist by the name of Frankenstein creates a monster. He created this monster because he was angry that his professor had been murdered. And he kept saying that he wishes there was a way to bring him back to life, which gave him the bright idea to bring the dead back to life. Many though that this book was wrong, because it goes against god, and all forms or religion. Because the one that is being brought back to life was not created by god, himself. Because back in the say it was wrong for anyone to think that life came from anyone other than god. Another underlying question relating to the book would be, is the monster in the novel, Frankenstein, a hero or…show more content…
After being turned down from Frankenstein and his family, the monster becomes angry and tries to find ways to get revenge. The first victim would be the main characters younger brother. He is wandering later in the evening and the monster finds him and strangles the young boy. Then the monster finds the young boys nannie sleeping in a near- by barn and places a necklace that has a picture of the boy in her hands to make it seem like it was her fault. The nannie was later hung, and the Frankenstein was in tears. In the novel the monster say, “When I reflected on his crimes and malice, my hatred and revenge burst all bounds of moderation. I would have made a pilgrimage to the highest peak of the Andes, could I when there have precipitated him to their base.” He is saying that he wants revenge, even if it is just a little…show more content…
The monster never asked to be created, and it was not his fault that Frankenstein abandons him. In the novel Frankenstein really never gives the monster a chance to prove himself, he just left him in a town that everyone was evacuating because of a serious illness that was spreading rapidly. So after a long journey to find Frankenstein, the monster hides out in a shed and learns how to talk and even makes a friend that he protects. And once Frankenstein finds out the monster has followed he become rebellious and moves the family once again. The monster even tried to help out his family, by staying out in the cold weather and collecting food for the family so they did not starve. After being turned down once again the monster says, “I continued for the remainder of the day in my hovel in a state of utter and stupid despair. My protectors had departed and had broken the only link that held me to the world. For the first time the feelings of revenge and hatred filled my bosom, and I did not strive to control them, but allowing myself to be borne away by the stream, I bent my mind towards injury and death”. The monster is saying that he is tired of being that bad guy, and he doesn’t understand what he has done

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