Examples Of Sympathy In Frankenstein

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In every good horror story, there is always some sort of monster that is violent and cruel. However, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is the exception. The monster that Victor Frankenstein creates, gains great sympathy from the audience, while he describes his story. As he narrates his experience, it is revealed that the creature is no fiend, but a friend.

Frankenstein’s monster, for a monster acts very human. For example, he started out just like a child. He began his life by being abandoned, by Dr. Frankenstein, his creator. He had to learn everything that any child has to go through. When he realized how lonely and vulnerable he was “pain invaded. . . on all sides” and he wept (Shelly 70). This shows that he is as innocent as a child. He is
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