Examples Of Sane In Frankenstein

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Victor Von Frankenstein V.S. A Sane Human Being Victor Frankenstein is a man on a mission. He is on a mission to reanimate a human corpse, or more accurately many pieces from a selection of human corpses, into a fully functional humanoid. On this mission he sees everyone that is close to him murdered by the beast he creates, the inside of a jail cell, and his own persona rapidly plunge into the depths of utter insanity. Victor Von Frankenstein is not sane. A sane person would not attempt to reanimate a pieced together human being with pieces dug up out of graves (let alone doing that and going to college at the same time), let Justine take the fall for Williams murder, or risk the safety of him and his new bride on their wedding night. Frankenstein …show more content…

There are a few things about this that would firmly place Victor in the category of “insane”. For one thing, it's his littlest brother that ends up getting strangled to death. To me that makes what he does 100 times worse. Throughout the events that occur after William's murder, Victor is nothing but cowardly. When it comes down to it, Victor is ultimately responsible for William’s death by strangling in addition to Justine’s conviction and death. He even says so himself: “Thus spoke my prophetic soul, as, torn by remorse, horror, and despair, I beheld those I loved spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to my unhallowed arts.”(pg.61 last paragraph) Then later Victor states “I . . . was the true murderer.” (page 64 second paragraph). To me, this says that he knew he was responsible for two peoples deaths, and deliberately let Justine, his adopted sibling, take the death penalty in his place. I have three words to that, and those words are: what a dirtbag. I don't know exactly what your definition of a sane person is, but I can guarantee that that these actions would dethrone you from the “sane” category and move you right into the “insane category” real fast, at least according to

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