Role Of Guilt In Frankenstein

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Frankenstein essay Joel Edgerton said “Where does guilt and punishment lie, and we are not more expressive over remorse or guilt when other people see the badness in us?” In Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” guilt and remorse play a crucial role. On an occasion it can even affect fate. Victor’s fate to be precise. Guilt and remorse add a base plot line of the story, along with thrusting the plot forward. Victor along with the creature’s guilt and remorse effected everyone in the story how his fate and everyone around him. For Victor along with his family clearly, williams death was heartbreaking. Although more so for Victor because he had a inkling about who did it; the creature. He also knew that this adjustment was going to be colossal. Riddled with guilt Victor “resolved to visit the spot where my poor William had been murdered”(Shelley 49). Victor’s guilt with this event is severe. He apprehended this, and his friend Justine was getting framed for it; though we are not they're yet. Victor was conflicted on…show more content…
The creature does feel badly. Though that in no one’s eyes is going to make it alright. Especially not victor’s mind. He wants to make it right though, he has no one. Though some argue he deserves no one. He just wants someone to love, “you must create a female for me, with whom I can live in the interchange of those sympathies necessary for my being. This is you alone can do; and I demand it of you as a right which you must not refuse to concede” (Shelley 104). The creature wants what we all want in life. Someone that love us, take care of us, care about us. Or at the very least someone who does not run the other way when in sight of him. Victor practically disowned him, he just wants what Victor has with Elizabeth; love. The creature feels as he deserves someone, that he has been on his own this whole time, and maybe he did not do great but he survived. He justs wants someone to talk
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