The Impossibility Of Change In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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In Mary Shelley’s articulate novel Frankenstein, the main character, Victor Frankenstein, experienced a substantial amount of change after the creation of his creature. Subsequent to the death of his wife, Elizabeth, Frankenstein faced a depressing turn, “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” The death of his spouse was so overwhelming to Frankenstein that he became emotionally distraught. People have to go through changes all the time, and the ability to adjust to change is just another rite of passage through life. I too, have succumbed to the impact of unexpected change.

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