Moral Ambiguity In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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The actions of an individual defines the boundary between sympathy and wickedness. Their behaviors and thoughts change the plot of the story and character identity. Mary Shelley uses moral ambiguity to overlook the unrealistic nature of her story. In Frankenstein, this concept incorporates itself into Mary Shelley’s characters. Ambiguity invokes an attachment between the figures and readers. One such figure is the creature. Victor’s creations is morally ambiguous, visible through his desire for affection, and inherent kindness. The idea of moral ambiguity strengthens the connection between the creator and creation. Empathy intertwines with action to destroy the bridge between good and evil. The creature develops his ambiguity through interactions

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