The Monster In Frankenstein Quotes Analysis

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Has anyone ever heard of a conflict between man and monster? In a horror book everyone always gets the basic story. There is an antagonist and a protagonist. Mary Shelley switched the rules when she made a horror book where the protagonist literally created the antagonist. Victor created a monster that completely turned against him. Victor never would’ve imagined that his “child” that he made out of arrogance would turn into his very own villain. The monster is an archetypal horror character because of his ugly appearance, The fact that he's rancorous, and he is a murderer. The Monster in Frankenstein wasn't very appealing to the human eye. The monster was looked at as a horrifying massive creature. For example, when the monster was trying…show more content…
So the monster was left alone with no one to raise him. The monster was furious with Victor. The beast made it his goal to make Victor feel the alienation he felt. For example, the monster was expressing his feelings to his own conscience. He stated he was going to seek revenge.“Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed? I know not; despair had not yet taken possession of me; my feelings were those of rage and revenge.” (Shelly 162). This quote conveys the monster was angry with Victor for creating him then abandoning him. Distinctly, Victor left the monster and the monster is not happy about it. The monster feels as though he should atleast know who he is as a person. There is no one to tell him who is, why he was created, and how to behave. Similarly, When he thought all day of how he was to seek revenge on Victor.“ but allowing myself to be borne away by the stream, I bent my mind towards injury and death.” ( Shelley 165 ). This quote demonstrates that the monster mind was wrapped around the situation all day. His mind began accelerating and leaning towards revenge and anger. On the whole, the monster was not willing to take the better path. He didn't want to make victor regret leaving him due to the monsters success he wanted victor to feel alone. The monster was left without any explanation he wasn't
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