Frankenstein Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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Frankenstein Rhetorical Analysis Essay

An abandoned life from society and that doesn’t follow normal activities could make you a romantic hero. In Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, she portrays the main character, Victor, as a man that is intent of learning more about nature. Victor begins to make mistakes which causes him to be full of sorrow and exiled from society. Victor begins to possess some traits from Byronic list of traits that romantic heroes possess. Rejection from community and social norms, persistent loneliness. He is also similar to the Greek God, Prometheus, who saved mankind but, only after stealing fire and ignoring Zeus’ orders. She creates this perception by using strong word choice and diction. Victor feels
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Victor didn't create another creature for the monster. This race could have destroyed mankind overtime. Zeus refuses to give Prometheus fire which cause Prometheus to face danger by bringing people fire. Victor refuses his responsibilities “Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created, I rushed out of the room”(Shelly pg.79). Mary Shelly uses vivid detail in this scene to describe the creature appearance. She makes him seem like the most hideous thing ever seen by human eyes. She describes it as “I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open; it breathed hard, and a convulsive motion agitated its limbs”(Shelly pg.79). She makes the reader feel bad for Victor because the reader knows he works hard on the creature. However, know reader should feel remorse for Victor leaves his creature. In conclusion, Mary Shelly uses her great words and flow of her sentences to show how Victor has changed throughout the book. Victor at first seems happy and has a love of nature. In contrast, when the monster completes his revenge Victor is isolated from society and this causes him to have loneliness. Mary Shelly compares Victor to a romantic hero. He has some specific traits that apply both to the romantic hero and himself. Mary Shelly uses complex diction with strong word choice to create an image to a reader of what she is trying to get
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