Ultimatum For Frankenstein

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In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the creature makes many arguments and an ultimate ultimatum for Frankenstein. His arguments may appear reasonable, but when examined closely, they reveal several flaws. The creature demands that Frankenstein create a companion for him, as he is lonely and desires companionship, he demands that he make a female like a creature he has already brought to life. He argues that this is a reasonable request, as it will prevent him from being a danger to society, as he will have someone to share his life with. While this may seem like a plausible argument, the creature's history of violence and destruction makes it difficult to trust that he will keep his promise to behave if given a companion. Like Frankenstein, I would

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