Comparing Frankenstein And The Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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In the story, Frankenstein, Victor and the monster share some similarities with each other. They both have had tragic events that have made them feel the same way. Some of the events were caused by each other. They both have respective relationships with nature, desires for family, isolation/loneliness, revenge, and the pursuit of knowledge. As time goes on I would say that Victor and the monster becomes more similar. In addition, Victor is the real monster in this story because of what he has done to the monster. First, Victor and the monster both have a thirst for knowledge. Victor has the thirst of knowledge in science. He says, "I at once gave up my former occupations, set down natural history and all its progeny as a deformed and abortive creation, and entertained the greatest disdain for a would-be science which could never even step within the threshold of real knowledge” (2.24). He wants to know everything about science and continues to look for new information that goes beyond mankind. Victor is always researching about the scientific world and investigating. He becomes obsessed with knowledge. He learns how to create the perfect human with the best strength and intelligence. The monster wants to know emotions, and how they work. He wants to learn how to feel things and he likes to feel like that 's why he touches the fire. The monster wants to have companionship and wants to understand it. He wants to understand humans and everything about them. Therefore, the
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