In the same way, she uses Victor Frankenstein to represent his display of humanity by showing responsibility and compassion for his creation. This also involves the Enlightenment era because Victor gains knowledges to create his creature, but instead he created a monster that he could not control. He starts to resent his own creation because of its imperfections and with that there is an emotional barrier between his creation and him. This only caused more problems as it made the monster feel lonely and unloved. When Frankenstein and the monster met again, the monster demanded that he creates a female companion for him.
He is shown to have wisdom and knowledge in the book due to his experiences of journeying around the world. Although, the monster is a victim because the fault originated from Victor Frankenstein in the first place. (Storment) Overall, the monster is a victim because there is a lot of factors in play. First, the monster did not care at all because the creator or the people didn’t show any love at all to the monster. Secondly, he was abused by the creator and the people with their words and actions done to the monster.
The creature’s understanding of justice and it’s revenge against Victor is the driving force of the story because it builds up the anticipation the reader has for the final confrontation. The creature’s mental knowledge is very small-minded and intolerant, causing his understanding of justice to be exceedingly narrow. The monster’s isolation from society is forced by its fate. Nobody could with handle the hideous looks given by the creature 's appearance, this made it nearly impossible for the creature to have any interaction with any sort of human. To illustrate, the creation said while reciting his tale to Victor “And what was I?
In order to avoid deceptive practices in Jurassic Park and Jurassic World, the scientists should be obligated to disclose all of the DNA and genetics used in order to create the dinosaurs. Frogs were used in order to complete the dinosaurs, but they did not know that the frogs would contain DNA that would allow the dinosaurs to reproduce and create male dinosaurs, which they were trying to avoid. Due to the concealing of the information about the dinosaurs, there was not enough protection for the dinosaurs or the people. The dinosaurs were able to all get out, putting all of the people in danger; when it was very hard for the people to escape from the dinosaurs. Nobody was able to leave the park.
Who is the real monster? To begin, The word monster can be described as behaviour or to be perceived by looks. No one is born a monster, they are created throughout life and this starts off with your “creator.” If someone does not look good they are defined as a monster, if someone kills people they are defined as a monster, and if someone has a different belief they would be defined as a monster. Victor Frankenstein may seem so of not a monster by his looks but he shows the true value of the type of monster he is by his actions. With Victors scientific ways he has created something without thought of the consequences and his responsibilities he fails to achieve.
Victor’s Validation of Alienation Throughout Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein, human alienation manifests itself through Victor’s inability to put other’s first and focus on his relationships. In Frankenstein, Victor demonstrates a constant need to appear knowledgeable and gain glory and fame from his scientific discoveries—which causes Victor to overlook the importance of company. In order to validate his alienation, his personal desire for fame encouraged him to act selfishly, corroborating his decision to focus only upon himself. Furthermore, Victor himself creates the monster and abandons him with selfish intent. Although selfish desires do not always isolate an individual, selfishness is often a cause of human alienation.
Shelly and Ishiguro both deal with the unnatural creation of life and the repercussions of ‘playing god', However, Shelley and Ishiguro have different attitudes and approaches towards this. The novels both deal with themes such as responsibility, ensoulment and what makes things morally right and wrong. In Frankenstein the doctor's creation and the cloning. Although not in detail we can that in never let me go the cloning is unnatural as it is clear throughout the novel that the clones are unable to have children. Therefore in both novels, it is clear that the monster and the clones are all created through unnatural means and humanities fascination with science.
The “beauty of his dream vanished” (Shelley 35) when the yellow-skinned, horrendous monster with dark, hollowed lineaments arose from the night to eventually destroy both Frankenstein’s sanity and family. Although Frankenstein had the correct intentions, he never foresaw the detriment his creation would cause. Similarly, today’s society faces similar unintended dangers as technology advances. Like Frankenstein’s creation, life-extending medical technology is meant to better society; unfortunately, it has resulted in some unforeseen consequences. In the past decade, medical advancements have emerged to slowly extend the human lifespan.
Frankenstein and his monster begin with opposite lives: Frankenstein has everything and the monster has nothing. However, in creating the monster, Frankenstein’s life and feelings begin to parallel that of the monster’s life. Frankenstein is incredibly intelligent with a fascination for science, but ultimately his thirst for knowledge leads to his undoing. Similarly the monster is determined to understand the society around him. But once he does, he understands that he will never be able to find companionship, which leads him to pain and anger.
It becomes evident that up until this point, although everyone else has perceived him as a monster, Frankenstein’s creation does not see himself as a monster. He has no reason to do so. People run away from him, at times screaming, but he does not understand why, for he brings no harm to them. However, in chapter 12, after observing Felix and Agatha’s appearances and comparing them to his own, he begins to be scared of his own reflection. He finally registers that he is different than them, and from here on out he “[becomes] fully convinced that [he is] in reality the monster”
Mr. Frankenstein stated that he used both human and animal parts to construct the creation. The combination of human and animal parts would not be as successful as a being created solely of one species. By mixing the organs, Mr. Frankenstein harmed the creation’s body. This did not at all compare to the injury inflicted upon the creation mentally by Victor’s lack of preparation. Frankenstein had not prepared himself for the responsibilities of being the guardian of a living thing.
From a scientific standpoint, reproductive cloning would rob the clones of their individuality, as they are exactly like someone in the past that people would expect them to live up to, as Gerald Ford stated, “From there it is a short step toward a soulless state wherein assembly line man is robbed of his individuality by science run amok”(Ford). Also, the clones do not have a say in whether they want that or not, which would make them feel like they were quite literally robbed of their individuality, as they are humans, too, who would have existed as a completely different person had it not been for cloning. On another note, If human clones do not turn out perfect, their “creators” may abandon them, and that could affect the clones in a negative way and make them want revenge on their creators for doing that to them, similar to how the creature felt in Frankenstein. In the quote “He had abandoned me: and, in the bitterness of my heart, I cursed him” (Shelley), Victor Frankenstein ran from his own creation, something similar could happen if after the cloning the parent realizes that they are “playing god,” or that what they are doing is “immoral,” leading to abandonment. Moreover, human clones would have no choice but to live with being clones, and possibly the pain of some kind of mutation caused by their cloning.
No matter how far genetic engineering advances there will always be issues and bumps along the road. If genetic engineering is experimented, babies will be born with defects unseen and unheard of by our current generation. In today’s world, babies are born with natural defects everyday. However, doctors and scientists all over the world are working to cure these diseases and the infant mortality rates have plummeted as science has improved. If as a society, we condoned genetic engineering we would open pandora’s box to new and unseen illness and abnormalities that will take years possibly even decades to cure (if there is a cure).
As society advances, so does technology, which became instrumental to human kind as they attempt to discover why and how the universe works. Many technological advancements improve the quality of life, such as blood transfusions and facial recognition software, but mankind deemed some technology too dangerous to use, such as the nuclear bomb, though people (politician and scientists mainly) exist who argue the bomb’s necessity for the victory that took place after its use. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the titular character Victor Frankenstein discovers just how dangerous the pursuit of knowledge can be when he, in his endeavors to create and discover the secret of life, inadvertently creates a monster who torments him. “Learn from me, if
The creature hasn’t got any life experience, doesn’t have any friends or family. The creature tries so hard to be friendly and tries to make friends, but anyone seeing the creation of Frankenstein is either terrified or making fun of it. Frankenstein isn’t there to support him, isn’t there for him like the creature needs Frankenstein. The monster eventually breaks and wants his revenge for being so lonely. This is a short summary on how the evil came to stand within the monster.