Desire To Change In Frankenstein

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The Desire to Change
Striving to be someone else in today’s society is a very common theme in today’s society. Wanting to be someone different does not necessarily mean that they want to be just like another person that they see somewhere or a person that they look up to, sometimes as humans in today’s society they just want to be a better version of themselves. Acceptance is the act of being favored by a group of people in hopes of being able to fit in. In today’s society everyone is trying to figure out whether or not it is better to fit in for a certain period of time, or if it is better to stand out and be their own person even if it means potentially getting lost along the way. Mary Shelley, author of the novel Frankenstein ____________________________.
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He feels that if he’s being isolated from everyone else he can accomplish more. When he isolates himself from them everyone he becomes sick and the only person around him is the monster he created. Furthermore, when Victor isolates himself from everyone he not only loses sight of himself as a person, but he abandons his responsibilities and does not think about the consequences for his actions. In the play Macbeth written by Shakespeare, Lady Macbeth isolates herself from society because she does not want to deal with her own guilt. When her husband finds out about her death he reflects back on how isolation can ruin a person. He claims that isolation basically turns a person into a walking shadow, ”Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and the is heard no more (Shakespeare 256).” This also proves that to live doesn’t necessarily mean a person is alive. In today’s society everyone has a different definition as to what it means to truly…show more content…
Often time’s people do not take risks because they are afraid of failing. Everyday people take risks and often times they might be life changing and open up a new world full of opportunities. Without taking risks a person might miss out on the next big thing in their lives. Sometimes people think about the consequences of their risks and sometimes they make the decisions out of impulse, “Many risky behaviors could also be characterized as impulsive, one might assume that impulsivity and risk taking are positively related constructs (Scheres).” In order to take risks people have to get rid of the initial feeling of being afraid and have
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