Frankenstein's Creature Is Not Human Quotes

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Is Frankenstein’s creature a Human? The creature is not human because the creator of the creature, and the creature itself do not consider him as a human. Victor Frankenstein ran to his room after seeing the creature in its full scale for the first time. He jumped onto the bed in fear of what he saw. “I beheld the wretch – the miserable monster whom I had created…as if it were to announce the approach of the demonical corpse to which I has so miserably given life.” (44-45) This piece of text evidence alone shows that Victor does not believe that the creature is human. He calls him by many other names, such as the wretch or a demonical corpse, and these are just a few examples. When the creator himself claims that their creation is not a human, it is hard to infer that it is really a human without having anyone to quote. In another scene, when the creature and Victor meet after a long time and the creature finishes telling Frankenstein his journey, he says, “I am alone, and miserable; man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create.” (114). In this, the creature says many different phrases which …show more content…

For example, he says things such as “…man will not associate with me…” or “My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects.” and “This being you must create.” In all of these, he distances himself from the human species and claims that he is not

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