At first, he can be seen skeptical about creating a new being, however, Frankenstein reluctantly agrees. He spent months creating the companion, only to destroy it over “a sensation of madness on [his] promise of creating another like to him”. This uncertainty affected the feeling and happiness of the creature as until then, he was sure of spending the rest of his life with a partner. Unfortunately, his elation was short-lived, as Frankenstein changed his mind. Playing with emotions can have negative impacts on people and can cause them to retaliate which was the case with the creature.
In Frankenstein, Shelley creates the character Victor Frankenstein, an avid researcher who dedicated his life to learn, explore and create new things. His thirst for knowledge drove him apart from the society just to read about ancient physicians and alchemists. He in his pursuit of knowledge studied chemistry against his father’s wish. Victor as an intelligent, ambitious and hardworking scientist moved to Ingolstadt University to pursue chemistry. After his mother died, he developed an obsession with death.
Victor became eager to learn and master the secret to life, he was fascinated by the human frame, and how to manipulate and control it. However this obsession became more self-fulfillment than social utility, which ended up being his downfall. The creature had intellectual curiosity when it came to his self guided education. He was forced to learn to survive, how to fend for himself, he also learned the dangers of the world. The creature had learned the majority of his knowledge through mimicking the De Lacey family.
A timeless human goal has always been to set visionary goals to advance the coming generations. Although many results can be successful, a great number of them can turn out deadly. In the novel, Frankenstein, Mary Shelley illustrates the result of a man’s visionary motive of creating life, which consequents into the birth of the deadly creature. The creatures understanding of justice is based on eliminating anyone or anything preventing him from reaching his goal; accordingly, his actions to attempt revenge upon Victor only led to his downfall throughout the novel. 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.
In the summer of 1816 the young Mary Shelley travels with her lover Percy Shelley to Switzerland where they meet some friends. To their disappointment, the summer is filled with grey and rainy days. One of their good friends, the poet Lord Byron, makes the suggestion that everyone of them should come up with a ghost story, in order to keep them occupied during the dull weather. This rather innocent suggestion, made amongst friends, induced Mary Shelley to write one of the world 's most epic stories, the story of Frankenstein. According to Anne K. Mellor, Mary Shelley 's waking nightmare on June 06, 1816, gave birth to one of the most powerful horror stories of Western civilization.
Mary Shelly in Frankenstein described a character Victor who is cursed by his own knowledge. Young Victor fascinated by natural forces, learned chemistry and use his knowledge to generate a new life. Even though Victor succeeded in his pursuit, but the implication of his own knowledge brought curse not only to himself but his family and friends too. Victor created a monster who strangled his younger brother William to death, Justin Martinez an innocent Frankenstein family’s made accused of William’s death. An innocent Justin sacrificed her life because of Victor’s creation, and same for Victor’s best friend Henry and fiancé Elizabeth, they also lost their lives.
Through his scientific studies and experiments, Frankenstein decides to attempt to restore a lifeless body to animation. He succeeds in this, but once he brings the body to life he looks into the eyes of his creation and immediately deems the creature a monster. The monster initially has childlike characteristics, and wants to be loved by his creator. However, Frankenstein does not see this and his judgement is clouded by the appearance of his creation. Frankenstein addresses the importance of human relationships in people 's lives through the development of Frankenstein and the Monster.
Two common points are horror and violence and how Victor has learned to much knowledge on the creation of life. Due to the knowledge that Victor has obtained on being able to then create a new life, then reflects on to how it causes horror and violence to occur. Horror is shown when Victor first sees his creation and it reaches out or him “one hand was stretched out, seemingly to detain me…”(44). Victor thinks the creation is trying to attack him and is seen as horror. Another time horror can be seen is when Victor sees Henry’s dead body.
After the monster found out he wasn’t doing it, the monster wanted to kill Victors loved ones and not Victor. Frankenstein was feeling lost towards the end of the book until Victor finally got his wish and died. Victor Frankenstein was the main character in Frankenstein. He was important because he was the one who made the story a story because he created a creature and the creature did things to put points in the story. Frankenstein was feeling lost and depressed after his mother died and then eventually his
Many important lessons can be derived from Frankenstein and can have a real impact on some people. Lessons like these may seem pointless but can provide a guideline for your life. The creature that Victor creates is a very interesting creature who teaches many lessons when telling his story and may relate to some part of your life. One such lesson is “Everyone needs to be loved,” when Victor creates his monster, he realizes it’s ugliness and runs away, leaving the monster to escape. The creature, after having his creator abandon him, runs away, isolating himself from the rest of civilization.
Many of the advantages are that we can now successfully avoid illness and diseases because we can take out the gene that engenders it. Frankenstein is an example of a disadvantage of using genetic engineering. Victor Frankenstein is the creator of a monster who learns that because he is ugly and everyone hates him, he can kill Victor’s friends and family for making him the way he is. Victor creates the monster in order to destroy the meaning of death but the actions he takes after creating the monster leads to many more deaths than expected. Victor’s thoughts after bringing the monster to life were, “A mummy again endued with animation could not be so hideous as that wretch.
Awful experiments were performed by doctors " in the name of science." One of these doctors did many of these awful experiments. His favorite people to do these on were twins. His name, Josef Mengele. Delve deeper into his life by learning about his life before, during, and after the war.
In conclusion, Stephen King has become one of the masters of the horror genre, along with H.P. Lovecraft. King has managed to scare generations of people through the words that he has typed out on paper, and continues to do so since 1974. He is known for creating massive worlds that contain so much detail that it is as if the world is real, along with the horrors in it. These horrors that King creates, along with other horror stories that various authors’ have written, are possibly just a way to make people feel better about the problems in their personal lives; in King’s book, Danse Macabre, King suggests just that by saying, "we make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Usually movie sequels, or, prequels aren’t the best but I really fell in love with Monsters University. Monsters University is the story of how Mike and Sully got to where they were in Monsters INC. Ever since Mike visited the Monsters Incorporated Scare Factory as a young monster he’s had this dream of working there and attending Monsters University some day. I always cry happy tears when watching that movie, because I relate to Mike in a big way. A lot of people laughed at Mike when he would exclaim his excitement over one day being a scarer, and that 's the same thing people do to me.