Victor Frankenstein Reading Response

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Novel Response
Albert Aning

1. Explain a character 's problem and then offer your character advice on how to solve his/her problem. According to chapter three of the novel, Victor dedicated himself to his academics. He was learning anything he could about chemistry. He was academically good and gained a higher status as a scientist and an innovator among his fellow students and professors. Victor then enters into a new level of science thus creating life from death and restoring life to a dead body. He was so preoccupied with his experiment that he hid from the world. His problem was the obsession of creating life. My advice is, there is nothing wrong in trying to work in private. But his obsession over his project made him loose the essence of living life. I think he should have continued to work on his project, and have time to be with friends and families. His social engagement would have had a great impact on him and would have prevented him from being deranged.

2. Explain how a character is acting and why you think the character is acting that way. In the novel, Victor Frankenstein was successful with his scientific experiment and created life. After his creations, Victor was conscience-stricken of his creation. He then runs in fear and of a feeling of revulsion from creating life. The monster potter’s the countryside while his creator seeks comfort in a tavern near the University. The monster had already taught
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