The Responsibility Of The Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Victor Frankenstein practically spent years on his creation and studied the science of anatomy to provide ideas for his creation to withstand human life by itself. For example, he would dedicate himself to finishing his goal that was resurrecting the dead by the theory of galvanism, “...forced to spend days and nights in vaults and charnel-houses.” (Shelley 18). Frankenstein realized that that was the only way he was going to get anywhere in the process of a decaying body. He found out how worms would inhabit the eyes and brain of a human. How a fresh body would rot. After a while, he was obsessed with the human structure and tried to make it in a similar manner like him, but failed at that and instead created him as 8ft. tall and large. Furthermore, Frankenstein spent restless nights of pure…show more content…
There should have been a practice run or speaking to someone who has intended the same thing as he has. If his creation develops emotions, such as, rage or any sudden shock that might scare him away he should look into all those materials before anyone really got hurt or else he would have been proud of his restless work. Frankenstein did not succeed in this responsibility because at the moment the monster opened his eyes he knew it was alive and not only that “... the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled [his] heart.” (Shelley 21). The monster was alive but he was drowned in sickness and weak mental health. Physically and mentally, Frankenstein did not prepare himself to meet the life had he had brought to life. Which was an important aspect to develop ideas on what he was going to do after he revived him. In addition to his failure, he had become unstable because of his lack of rest and indifference to his health, “ I nearly sank to the ground through languor and extreme weakness.” ( Shelley
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