When readers see the monster as Satan, it brings the theme of isolation and how the monster scares Victor, which makes him feel more alone than ever. The monster is trying to impress Victor the whole story, so by him still receiving Victor’s disapproval devastated him. Understanding this will open up the story for readers in a romantic way because they will gain a deeper insight into the monster's thoughts and
Perhaps, in this novel, Shelley was hinting that the monster like qualities shown by both Victor and Frankenstein are ones that often plague the human race. Humans tend to have unrealistic dreams for the future. Victor, wanted to believe that he could create something that would help benefit the human race, but the outcome was disastrous. If Victor chose to be there for his child, the Creature wouldn’t have the constant thirst for vengeance. Victor’s creation of an abandoned creature and the search to become “God” may have been more responsible for his own demise rather than the Creature
Dangerous Minds- Rough Draft Knowledge has the capability to be used for both good and evil. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, there is a consistent message throughout the novel showing the dangerous and destructive power that knowledge can have. Two key characters, Victor Frankenstein and his monster, are shaped through their obsessions with knowledge and the power and responsibility that it brings. Ultimately, Victor’s downfall is a result of his uncontrollable thirst for knowledge, and is brought about through the monster which is the embodiment of his obsession. Victor is a brilliant scientist who figures out a way to create life from death using galvanism, or electricity.
However, with these unbelievable discoveries that bring benefits also comes people who tend to lose their end goals and end up creating harmful things. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein is a young man who yearns for scientific knowledge. Victor ends up creating a monster that he brings to life through galvanism. However, this monster later turns out to be the murderer of Victor’s brother. This sends Victor into a whirlwind of emotions and begins to blame himself when he exclaims “ I had turned loose into the world a depraved wretch whose delight was in carnage and misery; had he not murdered my brother?”.
Davine Francis Mrs.Bauman American Literature, Block B 1 December 2015 The Scarlet Letter, Roger Chillingworth a Symbol of Evil Good and evil, both coexist in Nathaniel Hawthorne 's novel The Scarlet Letter. Roger Chillingworth is a prime emblem of evil. Chillingworth is the husband of Hester Prynne, but when he’s gone she falls in love with someone else. Chillingworth eventually found out who the father was and was going to ruin and ruin his soul. Chillingworth started torturing Reverend Dimmesdale (Hester Prynne’s baby’s father), and as time went on he began to look like the devil.
After it saw what people are capable of it grew spiteful, realizing that it had been cast out of paradise and sent to hell. The creature also has a similar arrogance to Satan after putting itself over its creator when it states that it is the master, after Frankenstein destroys the second creature. Satan and the creature are not exactly the same however, they did have very different transgressions from one another which led to their banishment, with Satan dividing heaven and the creature just existing. Another difference between the two is their reasons for living, Satan wanted to be greater than God which means that Satan without God would likely still live with some purpose, the creature needed victor in order to live, whether it is to have him create a mate for it or to suffer in order to sate the creatures desire to make victor
Victor destroys the mate he is creating because he had lots of doubts and he felt tricked. I know this because one doubts he said about creating the mate was, "Had I a right, for my own benefit, to inflict this curse upon everlasting generations?" So he felt like it was a mistake or a regret. He also felt like it was a mistake because after all the doubts he thought of he later seen the creature and he promised that he wouldn 't follow him. The creature looked at him like he tricked Victor so he destroyed the creature because he of the creature creepy scary
Frankenstein, written by Mary Shelley, is a novel that explores to answer the questions that many philosophers have pondered upon. This book is mostly famous for the richness of ideas it asks mankind to confront—how the uneducated and deprived people are treated, how knowledge could be used for good and evil, and how the influence of technology affects mankind. The novel is about Victor Frankenstein, who is a young, talented scientist obsessed with discovering the secret of creating life. While studying in a university, he works alone in his apartment and creates a living being by recycling old body part from deceased people. At first, the creature created seems gentle and harmless, but because of its grotesque appearance, he is forced to hide away from civilization.
In Mary Shelley’s 1817 novel, Frankenstein, we are introduced to iconic characters that will last throughout literary history. The story takes us through the thought process of Dr. Victor Frankenstein as he seeks the the secret to life and creates an intelligent, but rather horrifying monster. The story gives the reader an insight to the monster’s experience as he thrusts into human kind with no help from Victor, who is absolutely horrified by what he has invented. The doctor felt hopeless and abandoned the monster to fend for himself in the world. Throughout the novel, the reader may notice that Dr. Frankenstein has many similarities with the monster: such as signs of schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety.
Victor understands he 's playing with life and death, but to him this seems to be the work that will cement him in history in a very positive manner; expressed in the line, “Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds which I should first breath through and pour a torrent of light into our dark world” (32). Messing with the thin lines of life and death are often seen as mocking God and his divine creations. It’s moments like these that caused the belief that Mary Shelley was amongst the Romantic Satanists. The fact that this not natural came back to haunt Viktor; his hopes to better the world with his creation of re-animated life turned dark once he laid eyes on his living monstrous creation. Victor 's first reaction to his creation show horror rather than pride, “The beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart” (35).