The Role Of The Real Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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When reading through the novel some might question who's the real monster? Throughout Frankenstein Mary Shelley uses the concepts of Science and knowledge, social rejection and true evil. Victor is a lonely guy who takes on a “God like” role for his personal satisfaction. Victor creates the monster out of his greed and ambitions which led to many of the horrible events throughout the story. He was portrayed as the victim at the beginning of the story because of how secluded he was and his mother died. Victor was a lonely guy and all he wanted was a friend so he took science to the extreme. All throughout Mary Shelley's novel she tells a story about how Victor the creator is clearly the real monster and his creation is the victim. Victor …show more content…

One the inside the monster is just like everyone else, all he wants is to be happy and for people to not treat him poorly just because of the way he looks. Victor on the other hand may be normal on the outside, but on the inside he is selfish and bitter. All throughout Mary Shelley's novel she tells a story about how Victor the creator is clearly the real monster and his creation is the victim. Moral of the story the monster in frankenstein is only characterized to be a monster because that's what the people define him to be. Society has certain standards and it you don't meet their requirements then you're considered “abnormal.” Victor frankenstein's may have the standard looks, but his actions are considered to be evil. So in modern day his behavior would categorize him as a monster. Victor is made up of his pride and selfishness. He knew that Justine was innocent and his monster is the one who was guilty, but he wanted to save himself the embarrassment. How does he not realize the patterns that keep happening. Once he killed the monsters female companion his loved ones slowly start to get killed off. In the end he never really understands that the monster is out to get him. It takes for all of his family and friends to die for him to

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