The Real Villain In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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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 deaths that the creation orchestrated were all rooted to not being raised correctly and having a warped view of the world. All of the deaths in Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” are Victor’s fault because he left his creation to experience all of the terrible aspects of humanity without any balance or love that a creator owes to its creation. These experiences all begin with Frankenstein…show more content…
He felt he had created an “ugly monster” and that he had made a mistake. The countenance of the creature immediately scared off Victor even though it was his creation. “Oh! no mortal could support the horror of that countenance.” (Shelley 48) Frankenstein even admit to his refusal of support simply because of the appearance the creature has. Not only is it Frankenstein’s fault that the creature has the appearance of a “monster”, he is also guilty of leaving the creature to its own devices without any guidance. Without the guidance of a creator, it is quite possible to end up misguided and…show more content…
Beautiful!-Great God! His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath.” (Shelley 47) Frankenstein had been under the belief that he had created the perfect form. He didn 't realise how dangerous it is to play god like he was. Once he realises the error of his ways he does nothing to fix the issue at hand. Instead, he flees in terror from, in a sense, his own child. The murders that follow are simply a product of misguidance of the part of the creator. If Frankenstein would have simply taken care of his responsibilities maturely, then all of the death and sadness could have been avoided. In the end, Frankenstein can 't help but blame the creation. He never offers any affection towards the poor creature. All of the death and turmoil tie back to Victor and his blind ambition and fear of real responsibilities. The creature had simply had experiences that morphed his personality and drove him to terrible acts. If Frankenstein had simply taken care of the creation and gave him the correct guidance, lots of needless death could have been
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