Frankenstein Rejection Analysis

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After being deserted by Frankenstein, the creature was forced to live in isolation. He recounted “... when I was oppressed by cold, I found a fire… and was overcome with delight at the warmth I experienced from it.” When one is deprived of acceptance, and abandonment is all they ever known, their first action would be to seek companionship in hopes their fate isn’t as lonely as it seems. Though casted out and despised multiple times, the desire to belong would still overcome the resentment from prior unfair treatments because they feel as if they deserve better. To them, it makes no sense that their life was granted only to be condemned. The creature had continued to live and sought out the warmth of company even though he was feared because…show more content…
In the beginning, there would seem to be chance, but they would soon come to the realization that the pain from rejection is inevitable. The creature was hopeful he could be a part of the family’s close bond, but he would only be allowed to witness the happiness of the family without ever being able to experience it himself. His attempts would only be quickly rebuffed and cause him to suffer physically, emotionally, and mentally . After being burnt by the fire, the creature pondered, “How strange, I thought, that the same cause should produce such opposite effects!” Humanity’s flaw is that their capability to love is just as infinite as their capability to hate, as depicted in the characters of the story. The family in the cottage had so much compassion and love for each other, yet when their emotion was directed towards him, to his disbelief, he only received disgust and fear. Confusion would evolve into jealousy and anger for he came to the revelation that empathy for him is not to be found in humans
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