Frankenstein Theme Of Alienation And Loneliness

225 Words1 Page
The novel Frankenstein, written by Mary Shelley is set in the late 1700s. The novel is about a young, brilliant scientist named Victor Frankenstein. He becomes obsessed with working in his laboratory creating a living being. Because of society's fear of the monster’s appearance, he is forced to hide away. The monster’s anger toward mankind, makes him seek revenge on his creator, Victor Frankenstein. Mary Shelley’s novel has a theme of alienation and loneliness.
Alienation is something that Victor Frankenstein experiences most of his life. At first he lives with his parents as an only child. Then, when he becomes older and starts his creation his isolates himself from his family and friends. He leaves his family to study in a different town
Open Document