The Dangers Of Irresponsibility In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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All things considered, Frankenstein is a cautionary tale on the dangers of irresponsibility, Victor being matriarch. Victor exhibits his irresponsibility many times throughout the novel. His first instance of irresponsibility is shown after bring the creature to life, now only realizing: “…the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart” (59). As the result of his obsession with creating a stopped to death, he fails to realize the magnitude of what he is doing; creating a new life. However, he realizes the extent of his actions only when the creature is given life. Demonstrating a new degree of irresponsibility, Victor flees the scene, leaving his ‘son’ completely to his own devices. He does not offer any
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