Power Of Power In Frankenstein

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Power is infinite domination, but it all depends if you control it or if the power consumes you. A gothic romantic novel called Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Is a novel about a man named Victor Frankenstein. He is in live with the idea of science and what it can create. During his time away from home to college. Something inspires him and he creates a monster. Victor takes no responsibility for the monster and abandoned it. The monster soon places tragedy in Victor's life. They vow to fight and only one can remain standing. Man is known to be a strong creature of dignity. What causes a man to fall into wettedness? The thirst of power causes any man or even animal to do wicked things. Power of one who constantly seeks power will cause destruction …show more content…

This thing is 7 feet tall and has muscles more powerful than a regular human being. He created this monster to feel important in life. To feel special is what he most desires. “I succeeded in discovering the cause of generation and life; nay, I became myself capable of bestowing animation upon lifeless matter.”(52) This was the beginning of a miracle later to end in a tragedy. The power this creature had made even Victor feel more powerful . It was his creation and his mind that made this beast and actual living thing. Bestowing such power on this creature is the cause of the immense hatred victor feels for his new wretched. The state that made Victor curious about creating such a life was science. He saw a lightning bolt strike a tree and then and immense curiosity filled his head. In my conclusion he had thought, if life is so easy to kill how easy is it to create it again. “When I look back, it seems to me as if this almost miraculous change of incantation and will was the immediate suggestion of the guardian angel of my life -- the last effort made by the spirit of preservation to avert the storm that was hanging in the start and ready to envelop me.”(41) A storm of new beginnings and sad ends. Explains how victor believes that some angel is protecting him to do wrong. Yet who actually has the power to do that. Power bestowed on Victor isn't very much. But the physical power bestowed on the creature is enough to make Victor worried of his mistake of

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