Childhood In Frankenstein

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Many people experience a lack of nurture, their parents may not mold them into the perfect child they want them to be. Parents can’t necessarily form their child’s personality but the experiences your child goes through can change them in many ways. The assumption that a child is blank state that is formed only through experience by Locke is arguably more correct than a child’s upbringing is responsible for his education. In Frankenstein the monster is a good reason why the experiences he goes through by seeing a family for the first time, seeing fire, etc. changes him, because when he was born his mind was a blank state. The monster is a prime example why the experiences you go through change you as a person and as a child your experiences…show more content…
“In the early years, parents are their children’s first teachers — exploring nature, reading together, cooking together, and counting together”(PBS). Having an anti-social childhood such as your dad being aggressive or abusive, you’re most likely going to be that way due to experience. It is key to having a pro-social childhood because you are able to be yourself and there is many positive effects. “The crux of Bandura’s social learning theory is that children (and adults new to situations) learn from others in the environment how to behave”(Heflick). In Bandura’s experiment the child watches an adult hit a Bobo doll and after is affected by that and most of the children who watched repeated what they saw the adult do. This is another example as to why our parents affect us and what we see and what they do because we kind go off of it and every experience we have with our parents can affect us in some way. Overall experiencing a positive childhood can help you have better social abilities, working with others, more confidence,…show more content…
Your childhood is one of the most beneficial and crucial moments of your life. When the monster was created by Frankenstein he had no intent to be what he came out to be. Frankenstein didn’t necessarily want to create a “monster” but since the majority of things the monster experienced were bad he started to become very angry and act like an actual monster. Our Parents are the reason we experience many things in our childhood, such as riding a bike, what we eat, camping, etc. A bad experience can happen when we least expect it. Overall John Locke’s theory is far more correct than a child’s upbringing is responsible for his
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