Isolation In Frankenstein

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In the story Frankenstein, one certain theme that sticks out is isolation. Isolation is portrayed by many characters in many different ways. Victor's feeling of isolation revolved around his studies and the monster. The Monster felt the feeling of isolation from always feeling like an outcast as well as feeling like he is doing something wrong. The character's actions in this story were the main cause of them feeling isolated in the end. Throughout Victor's life, many of the hardships and things he went through caused him to feel isolated as a person. Victor became very passionate about the structure of the human frame and examined the decay of a human body at a graveyard; he knew he wanted to pursue a career in this. He began to study at The University of Ingolstadt but he studied so hard to the point where he would ignore his loved ones. Victor practically neglected his friends and family while he was doing his studies. This caused him to become very depressed and feel …show more content…

“The whole village was roused; some fled, some attacked me, until, grievously bruised by stones and many other kinds of missile weapons, I escaped to the open country and fearfully took refuge in a low hovel, quite bare, and making a wretched appearance after the palaces I had beheld in the village.”(Chapter 11) In conclusion to the monster feeling isolated, he wanted Victor to create a girl monster to take some of this feeling of being alone away from him. The monster believes it is only fair for himself to have another version of himself as a girl because it's not fair for him to be put out in the world alone how he is. “You must create a female for me with whom I can live in the interchange of those sympathies necessary for my being. This you alone can do, and I demand it of you as a right which you must not refuse to concede.” (Chapter 17) This feeling of being alone turned into anger toward the

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