Frankenstein Obsessive Nature Analysis

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A Backstory and Examination of Frankenstein's Obsessive Nature In order to understand why Victor runs from his inner conflict brought upon by himself and others, it is important to examine the event that established his obsessive nature early in his adolescence. Victor speaks of his childhood very highly, he says that his parents were present in his life and loving, so what could be the problem? Enter Elizabeth. When Alphonse and Caroline adopted Elizabeth as their own, Victor feels as if he was pushed to the side because he isn't receiving every single ounce of his parents attention anymore. Laura Claridge claims that “Victor insists upon remembering "the best of all possible worlds" is the psychological defense of an only child (as he was
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