Rhetorical Techniques In Frankenstein

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any people are sanguine when it comes to decision-making, but what many don’t understand is the ability to make one, you must visualize the different options and reactions. Without this it will have a negative aftereffect. The novel Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley begins with a series of letter. The captain of a ship named Robert Walton encounters a man named Victor Frankenstein traveling alone in the North Pole. As Walton nurses him back to health, Victor begins telling his story of his early life in his home, Geneva. Then he later leaves to attend the University of Ingolstadt. He describes the horrible and whimsical events of the creation he had made, and the consequences of it. As Victor is narrating his life, the writer tries to convey through the novel how we must consider that our actions will affect others before we take them. Mary Shelley uses three coherent rhetorical devices to describe the novel. Using imagery to paint picture to show how he feels, symbolism is being used in the beginning of the novel and allusion being used throughout the novel. …show more content…

Victor appeals to the mournful emotions of the death of William. He is overcome by guilt for this crime that was committed by the creature he created. He describes "the blood flowed freely in my veins, but a weight of despair and remorse pressed on my heart, which nothing could remove." (Shelley94). The writer used this descriptive language in order to emphasize the accusatory and ignominious tone Victor is feeling after realizing he caused this chaos with the malicious creature. This outpouring of emotion from Victor conveys a dark and gloomy tone due to the words that contain negative connotations, blood, despair, and

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