Indirectly, Frankenstein’s isolation caused physical destruction to his family because it made him ignorant of the repercussions of his creation. Victor Frankenstein does not feel that he deserves respect from his family because of these actions. Lastly, Ashley Craig Lancaster’s article From Frankenstein’s Monster to Lester Ballard: The Evolving Gothic Monster
He has a hatred for Frankenstein and how he left him all alone. This would be similar to leaving a baby all alone and making it fend for himself when they do not know the basic needs to live. In addition of this Frankenstein became a threat to others because of his sheer size. The monster was traveling to find Frankenstein and once he reaches town he finds a little boy; the boy tells the monster that his brother is Frankenstein and the creature kills him out of hatred for his creator. The boy has to pay the price of death due to his brother’s wrong decisions and actions and frames Justine by putting the locket in her dress.
In the work Frankenstein, Mary Shelley describes how Victor Frankenstein creates life from a dead body and hates his creation. Society rejects and hates the Monster, triggering him to hate Victor and himself for being created. The Monster sets out on a quest for revenge and hatred towards Victor, trying to destroy both Victor’s life and the lives of everyone close to him. The Monster is controlled by anger, which causes pain in both Victor and the Monster’s life. The Monster’s quest for revenge shows the controlling aspects of anger.
Society has certain standards and it you don't meet their requirements then you're considered “abnormal.” Victor frankenstein's may have the standard looks, but his actions are considered to be evil. So in modern day his behavior would categorize him as a monster. Victor is made up of his pride and selfishness. He knew that Justine was innocent and his monster is the one who was guilty, but he wanted to save himself the embarrassment. How does he not realize the patterns that keep happening.
You can look at the version of yourself that is presented to you by your parents or the version of you presented to you by society. Frankenstein looked to both of those places and both of those places rejected him. As soon as he was created Victor ran out of the room horrified of monsters appearance. Every human he has come in contact with has ran away from him or rejected him except for the blind man. Usually things that are rejected by society are bad things, so the monster played the role of the bad thing.
The negatives outweigh the positives, which leads to his ultimate decision of stopping the creation of the second creature. The creature could have viewed Frankenstein as being selfish because he has a companion and is happy, while the creature is lonely and there is no one else like him. Frankenstein’s decision resulted in the creature directing his
In Frankenstein, an “innocent man” created a monster, a “monster” had the most compassionate attitude towards those who shunned him, and a “murderer” never committed the crime. Everyone in the world has judged someone based on their looks. If we all took the time to learn about each other, the world would be a better
It becomes evident that up until this point, although everyone else has perceived him as a monster, Frankenstein’s creation does not see himself as a monster. He has no reason to do so. People run away from him, at times screaming, but he does not understand why, for he brings no harm to them. However, in chapter 12, after observing Felix and Agatha’s appearances and comparing them to his own, he begins to be scared of his own reflection. He finally registers that he is different than them, and from here on out he “[becomes] fully convinced that [he is] in reality the monster”
In the novel, Frankenstein, we are able to observe how a person’s character/personality is developed by the problems and experiences they have encountered. An individual’s mindset and other attributes are shaped by their experiences that have greatly their lives. Mary Shelley shows us in the novel, that people become who they are based upon the experiences they encounter throughout
Shelley addresses this question with the character Victor Frankenstein. One of the first things Victor is at fault for is his creation of Frankenstein in the first place. The monster would constantly cry, “Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed?