Frankenstein: Human Character In Gris Grimly's Frankenstein
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Do you believe the creature in Gris Grimly 's Frankenstein is human? Yes, this creature was created with human parts and behaved like a human. The only thing is that this creature was created in a laboratory like a science experiment. This creature did some good and some bad and behaved like a human. After all I believe the creature is human.
The creature is essentially human because he has feelings and emotion just like any other human. When this creature first speaks out about his early life he claims to be "benevolent" and that his "soul glowed with love and humanity" (83). The creature states that when he became alive he showed love and kindness just like any human being. The creature shows various human traits. The creature is no different than humans in the way that humans can kill, be kind or be violent and miserable, which the creature shows and experiences. As the creature learns more he encounters villagers with "gentle manners" and some barbarous villagers" who treat him like trash. If humans are so called humans because of their sympathy and compassion, then humans shouldn 't be considered humans if they kill or become violent. The men the creature meets are just as defective as he becomes. Just like any human around the creature 's "heart was fashioned to be susceptible of love and sympathy", but he also experiences "misery" and "violence" he is "filled with an insatiable thirst for vengeance" (190). To finish off the creature shows the best and the worst