Dangers Of The Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a piece of classic literature that has lasted through hundreds of years, striking fear into the hearts of readers and warning against the dangers of gaining too much power. One character that stands out in the novel is the result of Victor Frankenstein’s insatiable desire for power, his creation. His monster. Frankenstein’s monster has a reputation as a killing machine, unable to feel compassion or love. However, when this unnamed monster, often mistakenly called Frankenstein, is introduced to the story, he starts off by revealing to his creator what he has been doing since his creation two years prior. This causes the reader to form a different opinion on the monster, beginning to feel compassion for him as he
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