Examples Of Victor's Journey In Frankenstein

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Frankenstein 's Journey In Mary Shelley 's “Frankenstein”, Victor Frankenstein seeks out a commodity for all of his stored feelings and unspoken thoughts after the loss of his mother. Reanimation of sewn body parts to create life also create a disgust like feeling due to the action Victor has taken against nature itself. “I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body.”(47) Although Frankenstein takes on the power of god by reanimating life, he cannot carry the burden of his actions. This results in loss and hardship he cannot handle. “...it may be imagined that while during every hour of my infant life I received a lesson of patience, of charity, and of self control, I was so guided by a silken cord that all seemed but one train of enjoyment to me.”(27) Frankenstein’s recollection of his early years is that of love and happy remembrance. Although his feelings of love and happiness are quickly forgotten after the quick death of his mother. Elizabeth originally suffering from scarlet fever miraculously recovers from the tender care given by her mother who happened to contract the disease and die instead. “...Elizabeth as mine-mine to protect love and cherish. All praises bestowed upon her, I received as made to a possession of my own”. Victor’s devotion to Elizabeth is so deeply…show more content…
One thing leads to another, and the monster Frankenstein brought to life was a mere symbol of destruction pain, loss, and rage can give birth to. Whether or not this is resulted in physical distress or mental torment the results are primarily equal. The loss of family and friends is evident in his life, and the rage he feels from these events are one big circle that lead to the destruction of both mind a body resulted from one another. Frankenstein portrays that of an innocent soul who chooses to take on more responsibility then able to carry and failing deepening pit of loss and sorrow only to be healed with understanding and
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