Hate Depicted In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Hate is a powerful force that can consume people and cause impeccable misery. In Mary Shelley's story “Frankenstein”, the creature causes destruction because he is hated by the people. Since he awoke from his creation, people have disliked him because of his terrifying appearance. This caused him to do terrible things to people. Mary Shelley used the creature's complicated life to show that hatred can cause much destruction.
The creature is a monster because he is willing to make Victor’s life so terrible he will curse his birth. Before this, Victor refused his request to make him a companion so he may be happy. He said “If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear; and work at your destruction, nor finish until I desolate your heart, so that you curse the hour of your birth (115)”. This shows that he is ready to make Victor very miserable with no regret nor remorse for the damage he had already caused. The creature is a monster because he makes Victor very miserable. …show more content…

Victor dies and the creature weeps over his body, saying “But when I discovered that he, the author of my existence, sought his own enjoyment in feelings and passions from the indulgence of which I was forever barred, then impotent envy and bitter indignation filled me with an insatiable thirst for vengeance (190)”. This shows that he made Victor miserable just because he couldn’t be happy. The creature is a monster because he makes others unhappy because he is unhappy. That is definitely something a monster would

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