Frankenstein Ignorance Is Bliss Quotes

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Geena Edgar John Mitchell GEW 101 9 October 2014 Ignorance Is Bliss Over the last couple of decades scientists, engineers, and intellectuals have made advances in science and technology that have benefited our society. These countless discoveries are a result of the human desire to attain power through knowledge. In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelly the theme of knowledge is at the center of the novel. This theme was introduced in the very beginning and was further developed as the story progressed. Victor’s pursuit for knowledge eventually becomes the reason for the pain and suffering in his life and the life of his loved ones. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein argues that it is better not to know everything because knowing too much is dangerous. …show more content…

However, things did not go as she had planned. Justine was then executed for the crime. This caused Victor to feel overwhelmed with guilt. He knows that the monster he created was the actual culprit that had been the reason that his family members had died. Victor feels loneliness because the fact that he cannot tell anyone the truth about the monster isolates his from everyone else. This tragedy foreshadows the rest of the energy of the book and presents a new idea about the danger of having too much …show more content…

His while family was destroyed and he himself was imprisoned but was eventually released. He decided to pursue finding the monster that was responsible for killed everyone important in his life. He then finds Walton and shares his story with him. Just before the ship set back to England Victor dies. Several days later, Walton hears a sound coming from the room where Victor’s Dead body is, Walton discovered the monster standing there crying over Victor’s dead body. The monster says that he regrets being evil and his is ready to

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