Frankenstein Central Theme

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The central theme that Mary Shelley is trying to communicate in her novel Frankenstein is that love is what drives hatred. I know this because throughout the story Victor has much love for those dear to him, and when the monster kills them, he knows that he has to loathe the monster, his intense love for those close to him is what drove him to insanity and hatred. The monster knows what he is doing when he kills Victor's loved ones, he knows that getting into Victor's heart is what will set him off. The monster does this because of his love of life and hatred of Victor. When the monster first came to be he learned to love life and appreciate nature, but the fact that Victor made him so horrific is what drove the monster to kill Victor's family

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