The True Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Sometimes the monster is not the monster itself but the creator of the monster. In the book Frankenstein, there are two main people, the creature and the creator. People may think that the creature is probably the greater monster because of his appearance and actions. However, the creature is only like that because of his creator. Victor Frankenstein neglects his own creation because he’s hideous. His biggest flaw is that he doesn’t take responsibility for his mistakes and he isolates himself from the people who love him the most. Frankenstein is the greater monster because his negligence and harsh attitude causes the creature to be both twisted and evil. In the first place, Frankenstein is horrified by the monster’s look. He expects a lot…show more content…
He creates the creature, yet he left it stranded. When Victor’s brother is killed and everyone blames it on Justine, the servant. Victor knew it was his own creation that causes the death of his brother. He doesn’t stand up for Justine in court or say anything to fix the problem that he caused because he doesn’t want people to think he’s crazy. He stands in the background watching Justine get blamed and the creature get away with such a big crime. If Frankenstein just gave the creature attention then the creature would have never done this. He only did this because he hates humans for being so mean to him. He had hope that the De Lacey family would accept him but they left him too. The creature is enraged that why did Victor make him like this and just left him alone in the world to suffer. This causes him to seek revenge. He thinks if he cannot be happy neither can Victor. Victor knows about his intentions but still doesn’t take any action. He does not stand up for Justine in court or tell anybody his mistake. It is his fault that William and Justine die. They both are innocent and he knows that all along yet he doesn’t do anything because he only cares about
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