The Role Of Ethics In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has thousands of layers, an infinite amount that one could spend their lifetime studying without once running into the same idea, this novel has many varied possibilities of perception. This essay in particular questions Frankenstein's choices and the idea of ethics running unrestrained throughout the novel. Firstly, Victor Frankenstein is inspired to advance the field of science by attempting to resurrect the dead. The story portrays the events after Victor’s success of creating life and playing the role of god, can lead to undesirable consequences. Further into the story, Victor alienates his creation as if he does not exist. Lastly, Frankenstein is unethical because he does not provide the essential needs, a parent
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