Humanization And Acceptance In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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In the novel Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley, there are many different themes that one may find. I believe that one of the most important themes in this book is humanization and acceptance. One of the main qualities that us humans have and what separates us from many other species is what connects us to one another our feelings. Most species are fighting everyday just to live, but we live our life through our emotions. We want to be wanted and accepted, have companionship, friendships, and a partner to spend our life with. Everyday we feel some type of emotion, whether it be happiness, anger, or sadness we feel something. In Frankenstein the monster that Victor had created felt all of these. Victor trying to play God had attempted to…show more content…
"the gentle manners, and beality of the cottagers greatly endeared to me: when they were unhappy, I felt depressed; when they rejoiced, I sympathized in their joys." He has watched this family at the cottages for so long that he desperately wants to be a part of it. The monster then observes the daily labors of each of the family members, the monster then realizes that the family is in need and they are starving. The creature then gets the "helping" feeling that we get when we someone is in need, and he wants to help this family. " I discovered also another means through which I was enabled to assist their labours. I found that the youth spent a great part of each day in collecting wood for the family fire; and, during the night I often took his tools, the use of which I quickly discovered and brought home firing sufficient for the consumption of several days." The creature is now helping this family by collecting wood for them each night so they do not starve and the youth can work on other things that needed to be done. When the creatures see the family rejoice when they see they wood, he gets excited and starts to believe that he is actually becoming part of this family. and think that he is actually becoming a part of the family. The monster knows that he will have to continue to do this behind the scene so that no one could see
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