Victor Frankenstein And His Creature In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I am here to present. On this argument, Victor is on trial and his creature he has made is innocent. In the novel, “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley, is about a young scientist named Victor Frankenstein who has the ambition of being the first human to bring a being to life. A common quote is “There is a time to be born and a time to die”. This refers to the Old Testament Book of Ecclesiastes. And it reflects on how the creature is been isolated from his creator. Victor Frankenstein is a scientist who studies people and how bodies function. In the story, he begins to spend his time locking his attention on his goal to bring a being to life to the point where he omits his family. When he finally achieves this, everything changes. Hence, Victor is the one to blame for all the calamity. Not the creature he made. “Thus I relieve thee, my…show more content…
Surely, he feared that the monster’s species will populate and wipe out humanity, but on the other hand the monster wanted a mate so that he would not be alone. For example, Adam was a lonely man and needed a female. God gave him what he needed, both were happy until they were doomed. Victor plays God and the monster plays Adam. The difference is Victor did not give this creation what he desired, obviously. “‘Begone! I do break my promise; never will I create another like yourself, equal in deformity and wickedness’” (Shelley 205). In conclusion, we charge Doctor Victor Frankenstein with abuse and psychological neglect. Victor hated his creature. He never gave him love and attention. We don’t consider him in charge of murder because he didn’t directly kill the certain people. Although the monster did, it was not his fault. In any case, the monster had a bad beginning. He didn’t have anyone to feed him, to take care of him, instead he gets hate and is cast out of society. And we now know Victor is guilty and the creature is
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