Frankenstein Depression Analysis

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In Frankenstein by mary shelley in the horror novel the author wrote though victor Frankenstein and his years of life. In Frankenstein victor at a young age was a sweet child. Around ten or 13 victor witness a tree get struck by lightning and reduced to nothing more than a stump these of course change his course of actions forever till upon his death. Victor would go to college and want into a deep obsession over creating something in the study of death,life, and the coming back to alive. Victor would succeed in his goal but would be in horror of his creation and hate to it as it grow with each victim the creature took that were close to victor. Before victore death days the creature confronted victor to ask for one request of his…show more content…
Depression” the word depression is often used to describe many different things. For some it defines a fleeing mood.” shelley wrote” i was seized by remorse and sense of guilt, which hurried me away to a hell of intense tortures just as no language can describe” (ch9 pag 1 shelly). most people who suffer from depression often have a fixed negative outlook on event's tend to dwell on these thoughts for a long period of time. In these case victor gose thought these levels to the point were committing suicide and ending it all cross his mind as his depression get worse overtime. In later date event's mary shelley lose kids after these could have caused depression which only worsted after husband's death. The symptoms “ irritable mood for most the day, diminished interest in previous enjoyable actives , weight loss or gain, fatigue, recurrent thoughts of death.” shelley wrote” i was tempted to plunge into the silent lake that the water's might close over me and my allmiting forever” ( shelly pg 78). As depression worsens thought of self harm or death are more and more common to the person suffering from it. During shelley's later years her husband drowned at sea worsting her state of mind. I think a small part of her wished she could have jumped into the sea to end all her pain and…show more content…
The book frankenstein shows off victors slow fall into getting shellshock though horrible event's. In the essay ” identifies those whom if havs affects( victims, perpetrators, and witnesses). In Frankenstein “ my limbs now trembled and my eyes swim within the remembrance but than a restless and almost frantic impulse urged me forwards” ( pg 40 shelley). Victor while aways powered countless days and hours into his creation without rest or break of his ever growing fatigue. Victor mind drives him on as he felt the “need” to finish the creature in a most rapid yet tire some fashion possible yet his mind could push his body to go on and not
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