The Innocent Victim In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Throughout Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, the creature produced by Victor Frankenstein is a blameless, innocent victim. For instance, before bringing the creature to life, Victor skillfully plans out his design according to his uncontrollable imagination and decides to produce a being ¨...eight feet in height and proportionally large¨ (32). Shelly giving specific dimensions about the size of the creature allows us to picture a monstrous being. But, the creature was simply a substantial experiment produced by a flawed, ambitious man with an arduous desire to be more than he could possibly handle. As the creature tries to understand his place in this human world humanity's perception of him solidifies, causing him to embrace his role as
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