The Real Villain Experiences, they mold your personality. They dictate what kind of person you are going to be. Victor Frankenstein clearly did not understand this when he created his “monster”. He left his creation alone in the world to figure things out by itself. In doing so, Frankenstein left the creation to terrible experience that cause him to become murderer.
The fear for his safety not only physically isolated him, but emotionally scarred him. The monster is even “terrified” of his own reflection, suggesting there is no hope of acceptance from humankind since he cannot even accept himself (Shelley 121). The monster later comments that he was “drivest from joy for no misdeed” (Shelley 105). People were too quick to judge the monster’s image instead of
Victor Frankenstein created a monster in the book Frankenstein. At first, Victor just wants to recreate human life, but he realized that the being looks ugly and thought that his creation is evil right off the bat. After some time pass by in the book, the monster slowly becomes a murderer due to Victor’s interference in making him suffered. This will make the monster as a victim to the cruelty of the world. The monster was treated horribly by the people in the story.
To compose the feathers of a human being is not for us to have. It is horrifying, and there are reasons why we should have that power. When Victor Frankenstein created this monster, he did not know how to handle it, he did not know to tolerate it, he did not know how to teach it, he did not know how to control it.Therefore, making him the real monster. His careless mistake and ignorance caused harm to his family and other town people. Victor was glutted with breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.
From beginning to end, the idea of isolation and its dangers are constantly repeated as seen through the monster. The effects of being rejected from society mirror what we see in the real world as shown by Elliot Rodger, the perpetrator of the Isla Vista Massacre. Rodger’s main motives for his attack were social and sexual rejection which is the same as the monster in Frankenstein. As stated in his “vlogs” Elliot Rodger was rejected from relationships and had the inability to communicate with women. He envied everyone he saw who was capable of interacting with others and being sociable.
The monster being the example of an experiment gone wrong gained knowledge and became human like on an intellectual level from speaking to writing. It aided multiple people from chopping wood, to saving a girl from drowning in a stream while being shot in shoulder not to mention. Emotions burn within monster just wanting to be expressed to another, so the feeling of actually being alive is present. The monster remained an outcast though because not a sing sole could look past the physical deformities from scars, yellowish skin, watery glowing eyes, black lips, the list remains to never end. The following summary explains how important acceptance can be on a grand scale and what effects it can have when one never received it.
This is also the exact reason Frankenstein becomes intent on ridding the world of the creature. On the one hand, the creature possesses the very human trait of speech, and appears to be able to reason. On the other hand, this ability of the creature is exactly what makes him such a threat, and therefore is denied. As I mentioned in chapter one, it is this threat on the way society currently is that is so terrifying to the characters in the novel. The creature disrupts the current order or society by merely existing, and this causes people to be frightened and to reject the creature.
He learns from Frankenstein that knowledge can eventually lead to destruction. 14. Appearance would be a theme that reflects on the Romantic Period. The monster is chased away wherever he goes because of the way he looks. He tries to fit into society, but isn 't accepted anywhere.
Imagine being looked at and automatically being assumed in the most negative, narcissistic way possible; this was what Frankenstein's unnamed monster faced throughout his life. In Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, the monster that Dr. Frankenstein made is experiencing this exact problem, even though he did nothing to deserve that treatment. The book Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, conveys a strong message of people always relying on their own experience and ideas before objectively seeing a situation for what it really is; this can directly be seen with the saving of a girls life, the monsters interaction inside the hovel, and the ending sequences with Walton. An event that expresses the theme seen in Frankenstein is the saving of the young girl’s
A strangled boy, an innocent executed girl, a sick boy, constant fears and several mysterious deaths...It is not a killer, who is guilty of all these terrible and strange events, but a young scientist whose name is Victor Frankenstein. In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein we are told of a man Victor who creates a life. This creation, his creature, is perceived by society because of his physical appearance being so called a “monster” although his creator is in fault of his creatures actions. Frankenstein leaves us asking questions and raises some serious issues, one of which that comes up time and time again. Who is the real monster?