The Nurture Of Nature In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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He questions why he is the only one alone, while other beings can have a mate. Frankenstein is showing signs of poor parenting. He doesn’t own up to his responsibility to alleviate the monster’s loneliness. The monster wants help, but gets denied by his own creator. Frankenstein fails to properly nurture his creation’s development. Consequently, the monster developed to show his hatred to other humans. The creature or monster was a successful experiment created by Frankenstein. Repulsed by his own owner, the monster had to fend for himself. Nature was the only thing that supported him. “After his initial rejections by people, the creature turns to nature for comfort. Reading history, literature, and the classics offer him education...Forging…show more content…
He’s never encountered other humans besides Frankenstein and no one has ever encountered something like the monster. “‘The whole village was roused; some fled, some attacked me, until grievously bruised by stones and many other kinds of missile weapons…’” (Shelley 87). As the monster explored around, he came across a village. He was fascinated by all the marvelous houses and cottages. When allured by the food, he stepped inside one of the cottages. Immediately, everyone was horrified at the sight. The monster’s nature is innocent and has a very sensitive manner. “‘I had saved a human being from destruction and, as a recompense, I now writhed under the miserable pain of a wound, which shattered the flesh and bone’” (Shelley 118). After saving a little girl from falling in a stream, the monster received a bullet to through the shoulder. It was because of his appearance, the person judged so quickly. The monster saved a life, but in return earned pain. He then vowed vengeance to all of humanity and returned back into the forest. In the meantime, the monster came across another cottage in the forest. He observed the inhabitants and got to know more about the people living there. By…show more content…
He thinks that he is apart of the human community and he is made from other humans, but the monster is entirely not human. His mind thinks that all “creatures” are alike. The monster’s appearance is out of the norm. It was impossible for him to not receive the treatment among man because the parts in which he was created by does not look human anymore. He is an abortion and an anomaly in society and his existence is extremely monstrous. It was very uncommon for the monster to exist in the world because no one would think Frankenstein's experiment was possible (“Mary”). Since the monster gained a personality and a sense of feeling, he expresses his feelings through actions and other influences. “Treat a person ill, and he will become wicked...divide him, a social being, from society, and you impose upon him the irresistible obligations- malevolence and selfishness” (“Mary” 27). If you treat someone badly, they will become the person you made them to be. The monster was bullied by the people just for the way he looks and later made him a bully to the humans. “The creature’s more heinous actions, for all intents and purposes, may make him a true monster, but it is important to note that he is not irretrievably so. He consistently displays the capacity and drive to be something
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