Corruption Quotes In Frankenstein

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In the modern world, when a person hears about Frankenstein, they think of an abhorrent and detestable monster, but that is not the case. In the book, “Frankenstein”, by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein is a scientist that pursues his dream of reviving a human. Victor Frankenstein, the protagonist, conducts a series of experiments and creates a monster. Abhorred by his creation, he leaves the monster. Through desolation and isolation, the monster is driven by society and Frankenstein to commit crimes. Society plays a main role to drive the monster to perpetrate crimes. The monster, after being rejected by his creator, feels desolated: “Satan had his companion, fellow devils, to admire and encourage him, but I am solitary and abhorred” …show more content…

The monster is enraged and rushes into the mountains with the motive of harming Victor’s family. Later, Victor Frankenstein states that he feels guilty for the deaths of his friends: “William, Justine, and Henry – they all died by my hands” (175). Victor indirectly kills them by creating a monster and leaving it alone. The monster, without a name, is discriminated against because of his imperfections. After Willian is killed, Justine was framed. Victor realizes that Justine is innocent and the murder was perpetrated by his creation and he is flabbergasted: “Justine also was a girl of merit and possessed qualities which promised to render her life happy; now was all to be obliterated in an ignominious grave, and I the cause!”(68). Although Justine is framed by the monster, Victor is able to change her fate. He can save Justine by speaking out but chooses not to. Soon Justine chooses to confess guilty and is prosecuted. He also lets Henry die because he chooses to break his deal with the monster: “The wretch saw me destroy the creature on whose future existence he depended for happiness, and with a howl of devilish despair

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