Victor Frankenstein Theme Quotes

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“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” Aristotle wrote his over thousands of years ,but when I read this quote I think of Victor Frankenstein. The three themes that describe the character Victor Frankenstein in the novel “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley is the pursuit of knowledge, Isolation ,and guilt and regret. These three themes capture the main character of the novel Victor Frankenstein. Victor was a man that pursuited knowledge ,but came consumed causing him to become isolated because of this made a mistake giving victor great guilt and regret. The Theme “the pursuit of Knowledge” is what the book was created off of. The theme consumed victor throughout the novel. Victor went through many stages in his life…show more content…
Isolation is the process or fact of isolating or being isolated. Victor became very isolated when he was creating the creature. Victor isolated himself from his family, friends ,and even himself. Victor went to a mode where nothing else matter but the creation of the creature. “Winter, spring, and summer passed away during my labors; but I did not watch the blossom or the expanding leaves.” (Ch. 4) The quote shows Victor didn’t take second to communicate with the world or the people dearest to him. Victor didn’t write to his true love because he felt he need to be isolated to complete his…show more content…
Victors choices in the book echoes through his subconscious. This pain begins when Victor realized he created this horrible monster. Victor states that ““I had deserved it with ardour that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart”(Ch. 5) . Victor realized that he was in dream then sees the true of his experiment and feels a deep regret. The loss of not getting to create what he wanted also changed him. “I dreaded to behold this monster, but I feared still more that Henry should see him” (Ch. 5). Victor was ashamed by the “monster” that he created. Loss haunts Victor from a very early point and continued from there. Victor lossed his entire family causing him go in deep depression, once again having a loss of his mental state. There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time(Malcolm
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