Shelley uses distinctive vocabulary to describe the imagery, theme and tone of the story through Victor’s actions and emotions toward the monster. The words used gives us the knowledge of what message Shelley was trying to convey. Even though victor was very ecstatic about creating a man it turned out to be bad and his carelessness lead to the monster getting power and the ability to harm. Being able to clearly understand Shelley shows how effective the words Victor is saying can paint a picture for us to see without physically being there.
The author, Mary Shelley employs figurative language in this excerpt of Frankenstein to exaggerate the journey of Victor coming to Geneva. Shelley conveys the natural disasters occurred through a foreboding tone. This passage starts out by talking about a storm that appeared as Victor strolls along the town. Shelley uses personification to give the storm an unpredictable nature by describing lightning "playing on the summit of Mont Blanc" to draw the attention of how dangerous the storm looks. This figurative device implies to the tone because the description of the lightening foreshadows dangerous occurrences to come. Going along with the storm, "This noble war in the sky" presents a metaphor that Shelley compares the storm falling from the
However , sadly, like infants, the Creature must finish development to understand the world and his place in it. In the Symbolic stage, he discovers his authoritative figurehead¬¬— Frankenstein. Upon learning to read, The Creature, takes the papers he finds in his creator’s dress pocket. The papers explain to him his origin and that he is “a monster so hideous that even you [Frankenstein] turned from me in disgust” (Shelley 88). This discovery shocks the Creature, and reveals to him the disconnection he has from the world.
Coalescing views from anthropology, psychology, history, and comparative religion, mythological criticism explores how the imagination uses myths, symbols to different cultures and epochs. A central concept in mythological is an archetype that analyses symbols and characters to find a deeper construal. This type of literary reprehension was introduced by Carl Jung, who believed that all individuals share an “uncollective unconscious” which denotes a mundane thought between all humans that lies below a person's insensate mind. In Frankenstein, Mary Shelley employs the utilization of archetypes and efficaciously demonstrates mythological reproval through the utilization of ecumenical symbols and mundane themes.
In the book Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein, like God himself decides that he can and will create life. Young Victor differs from other children, with his incessant hunger the power of knowledge, so he began teaching himself. As he aged, his curiosity expanded leading him to explore and experiment with more out of the box thinking. While playing god must have seemed fun for Victor, he never thought, ‘I know I can but should I?’ Victor managed to create life and also destroyed many, becoming the monster that created the creature.
In the story Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, the author utilizes rhetorical questions, similes and imagery to create meaning in the text.
The two walked together, quietly, until the Dark Lord made his way alone back to Urth’ Goroth. The creature’s words echoed in his mind and felt like a huge weight upon his soul, but he struggled against his despair. How well he knew the truth of the words; how well
he natural imagery in "Frankenstein" is comparable to the best in the Romantic literature. Mary Shelley paints Nature and its divine grandeur with some rare strokes of a masterful hand. She deliberately juxtaposes the exalted vision of Mother Nature with the horrendous spectacle of a man-made monster and his ghastly deeds.
With more broadcasting of evil each day, the question; “what makes a monster” is often asked. Monstrosity is the state or fact of being monstrous. Monstrous by definition can mean having a frightening opinion, extremely large, or a person who is outrageously evil. Many artists and journalist have tried to tackle the question, though two authors in particular stand out. In Frankenstein Mary Shelley uses the hideous looks of the monster along with the average looks of Victor to show her readers that monstrosity comes from within. In The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde uses the beauty of Dorian to communicate appearance is meaningless when it comes to monstrosity.
In this passage, Frankenstein’s monster is witnessing the reuniting of Felix, one of the members of the family that he is watching, and Safie, the Turkish woman that Felix is in love with. The Monster also experiences love, for Felix as well as the other members of the family, but does the Monster feel attracted to him? He does mention that he feels that Felix at one point is “as beautiful as the stranger”. The Monster recognizes beauty in both genders. This may give more insight into Mary Shelley’s personal life that may have spilled into her writing. Since Shelley’s parents were progressive thinkers, she may have been accepting of other sexual orientations, which is uncommon for the time period. Similarly, Victor Frankenstein has expressed
The Lord of The Flies is a novel that is overflowing with significant symbols such as the pig head, the conch shell, Piggy’s glasses, and darkness. The use of symbolism portrays a deeper meaning to the literature. By observing and evaluating the symbols used in the story, the reader is introduced to a new aspect of the story and the characters. In The Lord of the Flies, specifically, the pig head symbolizes evil, the conch shell symbolizes structure to society, Piggy’s glasses symbolize an intellectual view of the world, and darkness symbolizes fear of the unknown.
"Corporate bodies are more corrupt and profligate than individuals because they have more power to do mischief and are less amenable to disgrace or punishment. They feel neither shame, remorse, gratitude, nor goodwill."
Is it cruel to expect a person to go on with life whose fate is sealed by the monster inside them? Technological progresses have been developing over time with new inventions and new ideas. Moral responsibility is knowing right from wrong and taking the responsibility of those actions. In Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, monstrosity is a main theme and issue in the novel. Monstrosity is something that is unpleasant to look at. It relates to science and technology because Victor Frankenstein, the scientist, has consumed his self with the ideas of creating life. He gives life to his own creation using a technology, known as electricity, to send shock waves to the heart and brain. Electricity is a symbol of bringing life, however the creation turns monstrous. Oppositely, euthanasia ends life, and can be used to save someone from pain or abused to cause destruction or mass extinction.