Rejection And Isolation In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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The novel ‘Frankenstein ‘ published in 1818 got famous for the lavishness of ideas it asks mankind to face up. How knowledge could be used for both good and immoral purposes how uneducated and underprivileged were treated and how the influence of science and technology affected mankind. is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Frankenstein is the story of a man whose ambition conducts him to seek for supernatural powers. In his attempt to reach a God-like level, he acts basically for his own interest and wants to see his name glorified by humanity. Power and Glory—two of
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Whereas ,Rejection is the action of spurning a person’s affections. Both Rejection and isolation are linked with each other. Rejection of a person’s affections or proposal creates sulkiness which leads to the state of isolation of that person. Throughout the novel Frankenstein, by Mary Shelly, theme of rejection and isolation is carried on. In the novel the three main characters – the scientist : Victor Frankenstein , the ugly creation of the scientist :The Monster , and The Captain Robert…show more content…
Victor chosed isolation for himself and no one forced him to be isolated. The only reason he gave for being in isolation is because of his creation as he says “ I must absent myself from all I loved while thus employed. Once commenced , it would quickly be achieved, and I might be restored to my family in peace and happiness.” In the Shelly’s novel the character of Victor the oldest son in the Frankenstein family and the novel’s protagonist is a man of science and his thirst for knowledge and powerful eventually lead him to discover “secret of life” and he through the implication of his knowledge he created a not so good looking creature .His prejudice failed to withstand his creature’s ugliness and deserted it. Victor infused with great repulsion says “ The beauty of the dream vanished , and breathless horror disgust filled my heart. ” Earlier Victor kept himself isolated due to his creation and now because he regret his creation and kept it as a secret. Later which persuades victor to stay away from his family in order to protect them from his ugly creation.
The theme of isolation has also being depicted through Victor’s ugly creation. Unlike the creator , the ugly creation was forced to be isolated because
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