The Lesson Of Frankenstein's Lessons From Frankenstein

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Frankenstein is a book that caters to many audiences, within the book itself as well as the readers. The book is a mix of drama, horror, and other genres. The book teaches many lessons about different things. Many of these lessons are about isolation, when you isolate yourself, you do not have any company, which may really affect your life in the negative. Many important lessons can be derived from Frankenstein and can have a real impact on some people. Lessons like these may seem pointless but can provide a guideline for your life. The creature that Victor creates is a very interesting creature who teaches many lessons when telling his story and may relate to some part of your life. One such lesson is “Everyone needs to be loved,” when Victor creates his monster, he realizes it’s ugliness and runs away, leaving the monster to escape. The creature, after having his creator abandon him, runs away, isolating himself from the rest of civilization. The creature never learned how to love, creating a heartless killer who, even after telling Victor his story, is hated, leading to the death of everyone Victor loved. If Victor had just sat down and tried to understand where the monster was coming from, it might have led to a different outcome, one quote, “I was benevolent and good; misery made me a fiend. Make me happy, and I shall again be virtuous” (69), shows that the monster was miserable, therefore making him a savage, and that the lack of love and happiness can truly make a
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