The creature in Frankenstein once said “This death will carry despair to him, and a thousand other miseries shall torment him”. The creature started of trying to be friends with humans until all they did was try to kill him so now he seeks vengeance. this coincides with locke's theory by showing how he came in the world a blank slate, but the hatred from the humans turned him evil. The creature also said “My spirit will sleep in peace,or if it thinks, it will not surely think thus, Farewell”. the creature killed his creator and now he feels bad for taking away life from the one who gave him life, so he decides to kill himself.
Comparison can be made between Ahab and the monster in Frankenstein on the basis of revenge that the monster wanted to take from Victor. Victor lost all the power over his creation when the monster killed William. Frankenstein immediately felt responsible for the crime because he never made his creation to go around and kill people. After destroying the work of second creature, the monster threaten Victor saying that, “Remember that I have power; you believe yourself miserable, but I can make you so wretched that the light of day will be hateful to you. You are my creator, but I am your master;—obey!” (Shelly, 192).
Mary Shelley, with no doubt, lived a hard life filled with sorrow and despair. Her mother died during childbirth. She had a stepmother that she never got along with (“Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley”). Her adult life decisions led to the alienation of her father and her own home town. These actions contributed to one of her greatest Gothic Literature novels, Frankenstein (“Mary Shelley”).
He drove claudius into paranoidness because claudius was scared that he was going to kill him and hamlet did succeed but he also died too, an eye for an eye. Hamlet should have been placed in a mental hospital in todays day and age but that did not happen, he ended up hurting all of his peers. Hamlet is wrong because he thinks killing people will solve the issue which it will not so that is why he
“I was seized by remorse and the sense of guilt, which hurried me away to hell of intense tortures such as no language can describe.” (Frankenstein 101) Frankenstein is a novel written by Mary Shelley. This quote was said by Victor Frankenstein explaining how he felt about Justine’s trial after the death of William. Once Justine’s trial ended in her death, Victor became very guilty because he knew that this all started because of his passion and ignorance that led to the creation of his dream. His guilt made him flee from his family and separate himself from society. While on his expedition he ran into his creation which made him seem more monster than human.
Down in the catacombs, Montresor is teasing Fortunato. Then Montresor is starting to put the wall up with Fortunato in it alive, “I had finished a portion of the last and the eleventh ; there remained, but a single stone to be fitted and plastered in. I struggled with its weight ; I place it partially in its destined position.” (page 4) Montresor was killing Fortunato alive, by putting him in the wall and covering it up so that no one will be able to find him. He wanted him to suffer and die a long, slowly death. Another time Montresor showed relentlessness was when he said his heart grew sick.
Would you hurt or abandon a baby? In the fictional novel Frankenstein, written by Mary Shelley the main character Victor Frankenstein believes that he can bring life to a body he makes from human parts. He does successfully create this creature but ends up being terrified and disgusted by it so he runs and abandons it. The creature then departs in solitude and later sets out for revenge against Victor for abandoning him. Shelley conveys the creature as a child learning about life using several different techniques in order for the audience to feel sympathy towards it.
In Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein, the creator abandons his creation undoubtedly uncertain about his invention life in the future. Frankenstein is unable to provide love and comfort toward the monster, which make him feel revengeful toward his master Fiend blames Frankenstein for all misery he faces as his creator deserts him. In Frankenstein Marry Shelley conveys that the feeling of abandonment compels him to seek revenge against his creator. To start with, Frankenstein justifies that the monster is sensitive, but suffering enforces the him to be violent. The statement is true when you learn the monster request to his creator When creature see a beautiful woman sleeping on straw.
He left his creature without the fatherly guardian it needed when first discovering the world, thus creating an vindictive relationship between the two. This relationship lead to the death of Victor’s loved ones by the creature’s hands; however, the distressed mindset that pushed the creature to seek revenge was ultimately
After years of Victor’s passion for science and life, his longing passion has finally been accomplished when the creature has come to life. Victor, however, realized that his creation was horrid and rejects it completely by abandoning it. This portrays the downfall of Victor Frankenstein because Victor has defied the laws of nature by acting like God and created life. It impacts the rest of the novel because this crucial moment in the story leads us to upcoming conflicts that Victor has created for himself, and other
Mary Shelley had been made a widow, which was caused by the drowning of her dear husband Percy Shelley (wiki). Mary had to work hard to provide for her son and herself. She wrote a couple more novels and made sure her late husbands literary works were placed in literary history, as where they should. She also had some struggle with late Percy Shelley’s father, he never really approved of his lifestyle. Mary Shelley died of brain cancer, February in 1851.
We are insensible, dead men, who through some trick, some dreadful magic, are still able to run and to kill" (116). Then as the soldiers approach the retreating enemies, "We bayonet the others before they have time to get out their bombs. Then thirstily we drink the water they have for cooling the gun" (116/117). The fear of death and the idea of war, in a way, has sickened them. They do not care about hygiene or ethics.
Victor then realizes that creating a woman for the monster would possibly end human existence. Once he completes it he then rips it apart so the monstrosity will not spread. This causes the monster to be lonely, and become angry. When Dr. Frankenstein creates life from a monstrosity of parts he abandons it in disgust that he had the nerve to give an inanimate object life. From the
The creature finally shows us that he has matured and feels remorse for killing Victor’s family and causing so many problems by crying over Victor’s dead body. Victor’s last wish was to find and neutralize the creature so he wouldn’t cause any more problems. His wishes were fulfilled when the creature killed himself to prevent any more pain and suffering. Possible AP Prompts (List by Years) • In many works of literature, past events can affect, positively or negatively, the present activities, attitudes, or values of a character. Choose a novel or play in which a character must contend with some aspect of the past, either personal or societal.