Compare And Contrast Frankenstein And Raymond's Run

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Frankenstein vs. Raymond’s Run All human beings have five senses. The most important sense is sight. Why is that, humans are judged by their physical appearance or their state of mind? If everyone can develop the concept of being different in their own unique way then the world would be almost as perfect as it can be. People should care about other’s personalities instead of making conceptions before even getting to know the person. It is the basic idea that prejudice is a disease spreading false facts. In Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, and Bambara’s short story “Raymond’s Run”, both the creature and Squeaky’s older brother Raymond are portrayed as outcasts. In Bambara’s short story “Raymond’s Run”, Raymond is characterized as an outcast because of his mental and physical disability. Firstly, during the May Day celebration Squeaky is taking a part of the race because running is a piece of her identity. Raymond is along with her in the interest of…show more content…
To begin with, before dying the creature shares how depressed he was his entire life with no one to talk to and . don't want to understand him about how he feels. “ I shall die. I show no longer feel the agonies which now consume me, or be the prey of feeling unsatisfied yet unquenched” (Shelley 166). It is clear, from the creature's point of view, that because of his appearance he was not accepted by others. Furthermore, Squeaky during her daily running exercises describes how she has a duty towards her brother Raymond. “All I have to do in life is mind my brother Raymond, which is enough” (Bambara 1). Although many activities go on in Squeaky's life all she is concerned about is protecting her brother. Finally, both the short story in the novel are similar because each has a character who is set as an outcast due to specific
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