The Real Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” has a very profound story that will appeal to anyone on a personal level. The story allows the reader to not only gather the narrator’s viewpoint but uncover their own personal interpretations. There are many messages seen throughout the novel but none is clearer than what a “monster” is and how it is created. The novel proves that you cannot be born a monster but involuntary become one through your upbringing. Victor is obligated to take care of his creation and ensure that it did not transform into the iconic “monster.” Victor Frankenstein presented qualities such as arrogance and self-importance which were key factors in his creation of life. “So much has been done, exclaimed the soul of Frankenstein-more, far more, will I achieve; treading in the steps…show more content…
He did not know how to deal with his creation so he ignored it. Frankenstein and his creation share the same goals in trying to find a way out of their lonely lifestyle. They both are in search of love and to be loved. The creation would never have been a monster if Victor would have shown some affection towards it. Victor would have never created a monster if he was thought how to love and take accountability for his “children.” The creature’s transformation into a monster in seen through the murders it commits and the revenge it seeks. The creature wants revenge on Victor and man because he was abandoned and tossed into an unfriendly world where it is impossible for him to live and find love. It is evident that the creature did not start a monster but
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