In Frankenstein, the monster lives in constant isolation. Anyone who the monster comes into contact with fears him. His own creator, Victor Frankenstein, runs aways in horror after creating the monster. The monster has nobody to interact with, so he asks Frankenstein
He is an abortion and an anomaly in society and his existence is extremely monstrous. It was very uncommon for the monster to exist in the world because no one would think Frankenstein's experiment was possible (“Mary”). Since the monster gained a personality and a sense of feeling, he expresses his feelings through actions and other influences. “Treat a person ill, and he will become wicked...divide him, a social being, from society, and you impose upon him the irresistible obligations- malevolence and selfishness” (“Mary” 27). If you treat someone badly, they will become the person you made them to be.
From the moment Frankenstein’s creature is brought to life, Frankenstein is constantly running away from him and not showing the creature any affection. So much that, once Frankenstein and his creation reunite for the first time, Frankenstein greets his creation by calling him rude words, such as “devil.” Frankenstein 's creation explains how, due to the way Frankenstein abandoned him, he was expecting Frankenstein to treat him rudely and says, “.....must I be hated, who am miserable beyond all living things! Yet You, my creator, abhor me” (Shelley 68). The creation goes on to explain the impact that Frankenstein abandoning him had on his life and how, if it wasn 't for Frankenstein’s negligence, he would have never murdered anyone. In this part of the novel, readers begin to sympathize with Frankenstein’s creation because of the way he was mistreated and excluded.
To compose the feathers of a human being is not for us to have. It is horrifying, and there are reasons why we should have that power. When Victor Frankenstein created this monster, he did not know how to handle it, he did not know to tolerate it, he did not know how to teach it, he did not know how to control it.Therefore, making him the real monster. His careless mistake and ignorance caused harm to his family and other town people. Victor was glutted with breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.
One cannot expect him to learn to control his emotions and find a way to cope with the neglect he feels as an outsider to society. Therefore, when he meets a boy who mocks him for being ugly, and finds him to be of relation to Victor, he unintendedly murders William as he cannot control his rage. His self-preservation and growing condescension for society rationalizes his actions. Victor yet again fails the monster, as he is absent and unable to provide a moral compass for the creature. A serial killer is often defined as someone who murders three or more in at least three or more separate events (Mitchell& Aamodt).
If we are lost, my mad schemes are the cause” (Shelley 158). He is feeling bad for his men because if the ship goes down it would be all his fault because of his lack of planning for the consequences. In the end, he learns for his mistake and takes the crew’s opinions into consideration and decides to turn back. On this expedition, Robert met a new friend named Victor Frankenstein who told Robert about his sad and scary life story involving problems caused by scientifically exploring the
After bringing his creation to life Victor Frankenstein is disordered by what he has created due to his appearance and abandons the monster. He revokes the idea that he was even the creator and the monster is left with the realization from the start that Victor was disgusted by him, making it evident when Frankenstein expresses "He might have spoken, but I did not hear; one hand was stretched out, seemingly to detain me, but I escaped, and rushed downstairs" (Shelley, 59), by leaving the monster to provide nothing for him, the monster is left to continue on his own and fend for himself. The monster was brought to life with a mind of a newborn and had no understanding of the life he was just brought into. He was formed through behavioral views and experiences due to the lack of education and learning the morals of society. To society standards his physical appearance was not accepted and created a feeling of confusion within the monster causing him hateful feelings towards humans after being shown cruel
Victor and the monster have done unpleasant things, which deviated them humanity. Consumed by his excessive desire make use of his talents, Victor discovered “the cause of generation and life” and created a monster that proved to be detrimental to the lives of many. His aspiration to be blessed “as its (the new species’) creator and source” gave him monstrous characteristics. Also, his abandonment of his own creation made him even less human. He let his creation wander the mysteries of the world by himself, with no one to guide him.
He abandoned his creation after looking upon the creation with horror. This feels the monster with loneliness and rage, so he goes and lives on Felix’s farm. However, he realizes how alone he is, so he returns to Frankenstein and demands a female partner. He promises to cease all relations with his creator if he can give him a mate. Victor reluctantly agrees and builds a bride for the fiend he created.
The need and mutual respect for love and companionship is what truly makes one human. In the book Frankenstein it is seen from the first time Victor brings his monster to life that he has no compassion or attachment towards him. In fact, he abandons him out of fear. Throughout the story the monster feels a lack of affection, not only from Victor but from the other people he meets and wants to make friends with, leaving him in misery. Due to persistent abandonment and apathy, the monster sought out revenge and committed treacherous acts of violence.