Furthermore, the creature is referred to as a murderer, meaning that he has developed the mental capacity to commit a crime. Whereas, animals are unable to premeditated murder in order to seek revenge. A predator would kill either for instinctive or survival reasons; however, the reader can discern that the creature kills simply for vengeance against Victor. As the novel continues, the creature kills Victor 's family members off one by one, so that he will be as isolated as well understand the creatures pain. The creature views himself as an abortion; this motif exposes that all his crimes have been due to his suffering.
He was a perfect mold for the descendant of Cain, because of his series of murders and attacks he committed. Beowulf decided to fight Grendel in defense of Hrothgar. Grendel had been lurking after Hrothgar’s warriors and Beowulf would not allow him to anymore. Beowulf believed if Grendel were to win the fight then it would be a terrible day. Grendel would walk around the corpse with no remorse, but only happiness and gloat his victory.
The creation was driven by revenge and became a real monster. He swears to take revenge on his creator, Victor, so he killed Victor’s friends and family one by one. In the end, the monster also killed Victor’s wife Elizabeth. It wanted Victor to know how it felt during its life, lonely and misunderstood. In the middle of the novel, Victor makes a statement to Walton about his destiny, trying to use his own experience to exhort, change, and prevent Walton’s desire and passion for adventure.
This led to their panic turning into and fueling a tribal savageness. Lastly, the author said, “Simon was crying out something about a dead man on a hill” (152). This shows a use of dramatic and situational irony. It’s dramatic because the reader knows that the “beast” is Simon, but the boys do not because of their fear-induced savagery. It’s situational because when he was attacked, Simon was on his way to tell the others his discovery about the “beast” on the mountain, but they thought he was the beast and killed him.
What scares children and grown people alike? What has remained part of our society as an archetype since the beginning of written literature? Monsters! Most monsters fit a general archetype; almost all monsters are universally hated, viewed as scary, and seen as hideous. Monsters, seen through a lens of fear, are often often are pitted against heroes in adventure stories.
Beowulf knew this would ultimately be his last battle. The dragon was awakened because a slave stole a gold cup from the treasure. Then, after not being able to find the gold cup, the dragon forcefully attacked Geatland burning the town. Beowulf believed he angered God. In order to be at peace with God, he ordered a specially made shield to defend himself during battle.
But there is a conflict and this is that there is no one of his kind in the world; and because of this he becomes very sad. The creature confronts Victor and asks him to make another creature similar to him but female, and Victor begins to make another creature but stops in the middle of his project. The creature finds this out and begins to terrorize Victor, the creature gets Victor's attention by killing a child and then killing Victor's best friend. When the creature killed Victor's best friend Victor had known what had to be done. The last thing that made the creature have full control over Victor was that he killed his newly wed wife.
Dreanna Hypes Lit comp per 7 Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, tells the horrific story of Victor Frankenstein, a scientist devoured by ambition, seeks to revive life to the deceased. Thus, a horrific monster is created. Terrified of its unsightly stature, Dr Frankenstein flees his creation, neglecting it severely a result, the monster. Lonely and depressed, seeks revenge on his creator, killing several members of his family and his closest friend. Throughout shelley uses imagery and toner to amplify the horror In the novel, Imagery is presented so the reader can experience the terror alongside frankenstein.
What Makes A Monster A Monster? What makes a monster a monster? In movies and stories of today, the monsters seen are ghosts, ghouls, vampires, evil spirits, and so much more. People know them by their ugly appearance, savage actions, and evilness. What many don’t know is monsters of today are much like monsters back then in the Anglo-Saxon times.
Imaginations roamed wild with mythical creatures. A prime example of a monster to the Anglo-Saxons is Grendel. Grendel is the villain so many people through history were told about. He was the monster that haunted their nightmares. Then a powerful demon, a prowler through the dark, nursed a hard grievance.
Zeus ordered Hermes to go and kill the hundred-eyed monster named Argus and save lo. He had been also known for killing the hundred eyed giants. To know how they lived, what they did, how they survived, and the things that happened. It was interesting learning how Hermes had created the lyre. Also, learning about where he had been
“Grendel’s mother, monstrous hell-bride, brooded on her wrongs” (Beowulf 89). The final evil soul that Beowulf had to conquer; but in fact died from the battle; was the dragon. The dragon symbolizes evil and the devil in many cultures. “Then an old harrower of the dark happened to find the hoard open, the burning one who hunts out barrows, the slick-skinned dragon, threatening the night sky with streamers of fire” (Beowulf 155). The dragon starts attacking the kingdom because a thief sent by his master took a gem-stubbed goblet out of the dragon’s pile of treasure.
The Creature is so enraged that he saw a boy and decided to seize him. Luckily for him, it happened to be the brother of his enemy “Frankenstein! you belong then to my enemy -- to him towards whom I have sworn eternal revenge; you shall be my first victim” (Shelley 100). This death leads to the death of Justine, another life taken because of the Creatures actions. After Victor destroys the female companion that the Creature requested, The Creature kills Henry, Victors best friend.