Examples Of Moral Decisions In Frankenstein

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Victor Frankenstein faces a difficult moral decision when he comes face to face with the monster in chapter 1 of volume three. His difficult decision is agreeing to create a second monster to accompany his already created monster. I find this to be a moral decision because he could agree to create another monster, therefore agreeing to devote several months to studying and creating this scary creature. He also has the option to say no, not create the monster, and put more lives in danger by making the monster angry. As the idea was presented to Victor he declined the request heavily and took the monsters words as an insult. But as the monster continued to explain himself, and the horrors that he has had to go through, Victors seems to open up to the idea of creating another monster. As I read the dialogue of the two characters it seemed as the monster was threatening Victor but was also trying to explain himself to clear the monsters reputation. I don’t think that Victor would have agreed to the monsters request if the monster wouldn’t have promised to move away from humans with …show more content…

The author uses lots of quotes here to express how the monster is feeling but in between these quotes are the thoughts and view of Victor’s perspective. it makes it seem like Victor is scared of the monster and is starting to understand that the monster is truly upset that humans view him as such a hideous creature. As the monster continues his plea to Victor it appears as if the monster becomes more and more emotional and starts to show how similar he is to humans. At the beginning of the monsters plea to Victor, it seemed like victor was being selfish and was only thinking about the damage that the monster had done to his own family. But as the chapter continued he started thinking of the other people in Europe. When Victor says this it proved that he had finally opened up to the thought of creating another monster to save other

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