Sympathies In Frankenstein

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Throughout the novel of Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein’s creation has many similarities of a human being. To start, the creature wants someone to care for him and to be accepted. For example, the creature states, “ you must create a femal for me with whom i can live in the interchange of those sympathies necessary for my being.” (Shelly 104) In short, the creature needs attention and compassion. Furthermore, the creature developed the same patterns as humans did. For instance, the creature says,”My days were spent in close attention, that I might more speedily master the language; and I may boast that I improved more rapidly than the Arabian, who understood very little and conversed in broken accents, whilst I comprehended and could imitate…show more content…
To illustrate, the creature states, “How could i describe my emotions at the catastrophe...breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.”(Shelly 42) Thus, the creature is mad that he looks the way he looks. As a result, he is disappointed in his creator because of him departing, feels alone and helpless. The creature wants to have a companion in his life because he is the only one of his kind. For example, the creature exclaims,” when i looked around, i saw and heard of none like me.Was i, a monster, a blot upon the earth from which all men fled and whom all men disowned.”(Shelly 55) For this reason, it would help the creature if he had a companion, to relate to, to feel compassion and emotion. His goal is unattainable because victor destroys his companion because he thinks the companion can be just as bad as his first creation even though it's victor’s fault for why he acts the way that he does.Furthermore, Victor destroys the half-finished creation in front of the monster and tells the monster he will not continue and the monster says,"I shall be with you on your wedding-night."(Shelly 75) As a result, the monster does get his revenge in the long
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