He just fled hoping that abandoning his creation would solve the problem.“ I stepped fearfully in: the apartment was empty, and my bedroom was also freed from its hideous guest. I could hardly believe that so great a good fortune could have befallen me, but when I became assured that my enemy had indeed fled, I clapped my hands for joy and ran down to Clerval.” (64) He was relieved to return to where the monster had once been to find that it was gone. Which meant that he thought it would vanish as if it never happened. However, that was not the case, he was not able to run away from his problems. “From you only could I hope for succour, although towards you I felt no sentiment but that of hatred.
After the birth of Victor’s creature, he realizes that his creation was abnormally strong and potentially dangerous. With this strength, Victor becomes scared and wants his creation dead. Victor’s creation, like all other beings, have feelings and emotions like that of an infant. He needs love and someone to teach him as one would a child. When Victor tries to kill his creature-like “Son”, the creature runs away where he is then sought after as a threat to society rather than someone looking for a companion.
This much is true for Victor’s failure to take responsibility for not only teaching his creation about life but also failure to take responsibility for the actions of his creation. “Frankenstein! You belong then to my enemy… you shall be my first victim” (153). Victor’s knows that he is responsible for the death of William because he abandoned his creation and made the monster learn the hard way that he would not be accepted into society. But he has no choice but to let Justine take the fall for the death of his brother because he fears being seen as a madman.
Victor tries to prove himself as a good moral character in the relationship between his creation and himself. However, this proved horrific because, as a parent, Victor implied his “child” is a wretch which no parent should do, despite their flaws. This can be shown after Victor breathes life into his creature and the text states, “...His jaws opened and he muttered.. one hand was stretched out, seemingly to detain me, but I escaped and rushed downstairs” (Shelly 58). In darkness of Victor’s actions against his creation, Victor immediately had
The reader learns how every human is in control of their own actions and feelings and that although they may be influenced by other people, they only fear what they let themselves fear. In other words, they control their future. In the case of Lord of the Flies, the boys’ lack of control over their emotions and specifically their fear resulted in the killing of Simon. In conclusion, Golding’s use of rhetorical devices has a significant impact on the development of one of the major themes. The reader comes to understand that they must remain in control of their emotions because the events which occur in Lord of the Flies should not ever occur in real
5) Even a monster needs companionship to survive the loneliness of being different. 6) Victor abandons the creature he created which symbolizes a father turning his back on an unwanted child. 7) Victor created a child whom he
He pays a price as he tries to stop the chaos in Gotham by confronting Bain and injuring his back ineptly. Bruce is placed in a well in a Subterranean prison located somewhere in the East. This well image was also shown in the beginning of Batman Begins where Bruce faced on of his most fearful encounters, the presence of bats. The well reveals an alluring circle above the prison that shows the clear, blue sky. In order to roam free the prisoners must make despairing leaps for freedom, which often results in injury or even death.
Through examination of Lord of the Flies, Golding seems to share this point of view. When left in an environment lacking authority, the boys attempt to follow the fundamental rule of nature, electing Ralph as their leader and for a time, following his rules. However, when another boy desired the same position, competition arose and Ralph was revealed to be less powerful and disrespected by the group. Jack found his power in feeding off the other boys’ fears, and using violent, animalistic techniques, which proved to be what they truly desired. War broke out between the two, as Hobbes predicted would happen in such circumstances, and morality was only restored when a powerful figure of authority finally arrived on the island.
In Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein, Victor, the creature, and Walton all incorporate lessons about isolation in their storytelling: don 't run from your problems and fears everyone needs love and companionship is a privilege. Throughout the story, Victor Frankenstein runs away from all of his problems, teaching us not to do the same. Frankenstein irresponsibly created his own life from without thinking of the consequences. When piecing together the body parts of dead individuals, he deludes himself with the belief that he is creating something fantastic and beautiful, until he sees it alive. Victor was alone, on a dark and gloomy night in his laboratory when he brought the creature to life.
This is shown when Victor's monster escapes from the lab and the individuals the monster faces are negatively affected. Any time Frankenstein’s monster came in contact with another individual, people would either be too scared and run away from him or attempt to kill him. For instance, after the monster was brought to life, he describes how disoriented he was; how we had to understand the basic of being human and grasp standard knowledge of how to read and write; this way, he could be socially acceptable. Moreover, in seeking guidance, the monster first visited a random man who later ran away in terror, and after that, he wandered into a village, which also proved that individuals will not accept the monster, primarily because he is far too grotesque; and so he was ostracized by the people. Enraged by the fact, Victor’s creation begins to have little regard for the people around him, especially those who reject him.