Example Of Accidental Monsters

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A Portrayal on Accidental Monsters
In many folklore and legends, there are tellings of monsters. These monsters serve important roles to show what the culture, and its society is made of. When looking at monster it can be said that there are two different types : accidental and intentional. Different examples, such as, the Golem of Prague, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, Beowulf, by Seamus Heaney, and the Tempest, by William Shakespeare, are examples of being an accidental monsters. They each hold their explanation as to why they are the way they are, which could have all been avoided in the end. Accidental monster have the same potential to influence society, and be held as examples in people 's behaviors and actions.
The Golem of Prague holds multiple different versions to its story. Consistently throughout each different story, the Golem is created by Rabbi Loew for the sole purpose of serving him, and his people. The Golem is described as a powerful, but clueless, and clumsy creature. He is supposed to protect the Jews from outside threats, and complete physical labors assigned to him by Rabbi Loew. In one story, the creature protects the Jews from blood accusations. It is written, “Most of all he used him in his war against the blood accusations which were again rife in the land and which caused so much sorrow to the Jews,” (The Golem of Prague). At this point, the creature is aimlessly following orders. He is not thinking at a higher intellect level to do so otherwise.
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