Allusions In Frankenstein

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Frankenstein Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, is a novel that incorporates religious morals, scientific perspectives and political ideologies in a way that no other horror novel can. Whether it be paganist allusions reflecting morals from Paradise Lost; the cycle of the creator and the condemnations of his creation. Or the correlations with The Myth of Prometheus; the creator being punished for his creation. This remarkable piece intrudes the reader's mind with concepts like: alchemy, chemistry and electricity. The novel’s main character Victor decides to bring back the dead and create a creature of his own. Victor had dreams. He wanted his creation to push society forward, contribute to the development of modern science and improve the quality…show more content…
Krempe encouraged Victor to study modern science and natural philosophy. Victor fell in love with the idea of creating life from scratch. After his depthful research, he gathered his instruments and started working. That night Victor met his creature. When Victor came to his senses, He realised that this experiment was a mistake. Looking at his creature with disgust and hate not only disturbed Victor but disturbed the monster as well. This is where the nature vs nurture theory kicks in. Was the creature always a ‘monster’ ? Or did he become a monster because he was treated as if he was one? When the monster first opened his eyes he was neutral to his creator. Nature gave victor his punishment. He was cursed by nature for his endless greed. Yet the monster was punished for his existence ? The monster followed Victor everywhere he went and slaughtered many innocent relatives of Victor. Granted the monster wanted a companion. Yet how could the Victor create another wretched monster that may despise him as well. What if the two monsters he had formed a race of their own, dooming mankind for eternity. Victor disagreed with the monster. Though he practically murdered his beloved wife on her wedding night, he could have ended the human race as
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