Obsession And Responsibility In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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The process Frankenstein obtained in constructing the creature he has planned for was based on his determination, obsession, and commitment. For instance, in chapter four it states, “To examine the causes of life…. I became acquainted with the science of anatomy, but this was not sufficient; I must also observe the natural decay and corruption of the human body”(Shelley 18). This proves how he was committed towards his work since he studied constantly with little bits of rest. Clearly, showing his obsession was not letting him stop until his work was complete. As to why it states, “And the same feelings which made me neglect the scenes around me caused me also to forget those friends who were so many miles absent, and whom I had not seen for
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