Human Quotes In Frankenstein

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In Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, one of the main characters Victor Frankenstein creates a creature in an uncertain process from his eagerness to bring death back to life. Victor worked intensely for approximately two years to accomplish his desire of creating a human being. However, after bringing the creature to life, Victor felt guilty that he had given life to a "monster". Many people may believe that the creature is not human but based on the evidence the creature is human. Two reasons the creature is human is that he has a conscious and he committed crimes out of envy and revenge. One reason the creature is human is that the creature has a conscious. The creature understands when it makes mistakes and knows that some things that it does are made for the simple purpose of hurting Victor and making him feel as miserable as he had made him feel. According to the novel, the creature says, "Oh, Frankenstein! generous and self-devoted being! What does it avail that I now ask thee to pardon me? I, who irretrievably destroyed thee by destroying all thou lovedst." (Pg. 189). In fact, the creature understands that he has made many mistakes only because of the envy and resentment that he feels against him. This evidence shows that the creature knows that he has made many mistakes and now he wants …show more content…

The creature felt resentment towards Victor because he had destroyed the female creature he was creating for him. According to the novel, the creature says, "My enemy is not impregnable; this death will carry despair to him, and a thousand other miseries shall destroy him." (Pg. 112). The creature killed William, Victor's brother, to make him and others feel miserably sad. This evidence shows that the creature had killed people just to make Victor and his family suffer and feel as miserable as the creature has one day

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