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    Can Victor Frankenstein fairly be accused of playing god? Romantic and Gothic elements are combined into a one piece of work known as Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein. The story of Frankenstein is one of isolation, ambition, nature, revenge, and loss of innocence. The novel begins with a ship captain Robert Walton rescuing the near death Dr. Victor Frankenstein from the ice. Upon Frankenstein’s rescue he offers to tell the ship captain his story. While at university Frankenstein forms an interest in

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    back someone that has passed away? Mary Shelley writes a novel called Frankenstein telling about the consequences of messing with life and death. She reveals that there are consequences to this. Victor Frankenstein bring the dead back to life but he can not face what he have created. Victor and his Creature have some similarities and differences which reveal messing with life or death can be dangerous. Victor Frankenstein creates a Creature that he have many similarities to in different ways they

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    Those causing the mistreatments were acting in fear. In the novel, Victor Frankenstein allows this fear to spread across the town and terrorize people. His concern was not on what may happen if things did not go the way he planned them. He was selfish in his eagerness to achieve something that was not accessible to mankind. In the novel, Victor states, “ His limbs were in proportion, and I had selected his features as beautiful. Beautiful! Great God!”(Shelly, 51). One would be considered this to

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    Tracy Tou Ka Man A-B2-2129-1 1. In your opinion, who is the hero of Frankenstein: Victor Frankenstein or the monster? Why? How did Mary Shelley influence your choice (you may discuss the ways she reveals her characters)? In my opinion, Victor Frankenstein is the hero of Frankenstein. He is a tragic hero and a scientist who is obsessed with creating life from lifeless things. After Victor created the monster, he ran away. After Victor created monster, he wanted to destroy the monster as it felt it needed

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    In the book Victor Frankenstein created a creature that he brought back from the dead. Like if he was born again. Since that Victor has been feeling guilty of his creation. In the book Gris Grimley's Frankenstein Victor created a creature in a lab and right after left it to be alone, because he feared what he had created. Then right after that the creature had to figure out how the world works with no help like if he was a newborn baby. The creature wonders through the woods all alone and scared

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    book Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, Victor Frankenstein tears apart graveyards for the formation of a new being, which is brought to life with electricity. Frankenstein was fascinated with life itself and wanted to create this being through the dead with the use of science. After multiple years of suturing this new being together Victor succeeded in bringing this creature to life. Although realizing what he had just created Victor is repulsed by this new being and calls him a Monster. Victor abandons

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    The Victor In Frankenstein

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    DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS The role of victor is subverting the mythical norms in Frankenstein. Usually the creator is considered superior and perfect in his qualities however, in this novelette, the creator himself is flawed he fails to own his own creation. On the complete contrast, Mary Shelley portrays the Creature to be an isolated figure that spends his life desiring a companion and friendship. The Creature is so rejected by society, so abandoned by Victor and the people he come across, that he

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    In the novel Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus, written by Mary Shelley, the creature that was created by Victor Frankenstein, possessed certain qualities that made him indifferent to the human race. These qualities, however, made the creature more friendly, than a fiend. From the moment the creature was in the world, he possessed a mind like that of a child, ready to absorb any knowledge that was accessible to him. He had found himself spying on a diverse family who lived deep in the woods

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    Victor Frankenstein chooses to create this monster to help mankind transcend death, but also because he is so fascinated in the science department. On page 77 of the novel, Victor states “and make myself useful to my beings” (77), which backs up the fact that he does it for the good of humanity. At the very beginning of the novel he talks about his enthusiasm and fascination with science. Hence, it was the combination of Victor 's obsession with creating life and the many new discoveries taking place

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    unnatural right from the very beginning; his "birth." He was not carried in his mother's womb and delivered as normal babies are. The being is solely a construction of random corpses' bodily parts sewn together and brought to life. In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, society continually regards Victor's creation as a monster, both physically and psychologically. Though the being has the physical characteristics of a monster, it is only after he is repeatedly rejected by society that he adopts the personality

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    unjustifiable for Victor Frankenstein. Victor Frankenstein is not guilty for the “child” neglect and abuse of the monster because the monster is not a child, he was made up of many adult human body parts, Victor only created the monster, Victor did not teach the monster to kill and because the monster is responsible for its own actions. As the one of Victor Frankenstein’s defense attorney I believe that Victor Frankenstein should be declared innocent. When Victor Frankenstein was creating the monster

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    Victor shows the traits of a Romantic and Gothic protagonist because he has one main goal that gives his life purpose, has an interest with the past, and shows an uncontrollable amount of emotion. Victor Frankenstein shows that he is a Romantic Goth protagonist since he only has one main goal or ambition that gives his life purpose, the goal being that he wants to exceed the boundaries of life and death. Victor reveals this during his university studies

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    In order to further understand the person who is Victor Frankenstein, we will analyze two specific quotes in which he ponders the consequences of creating his monster. The first specific quote that shows Dr. Frankenstein pondering the consequences of his actions is when he states, “but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust fill my heart.” When Victor is initially building his creation, all he thinks of is the great science behind his work. However

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    images of these terrifying beings. Frankenstein is a thought-provoking novel that empowers readers to have their own opinions about who the actual monster is and what it looks like. Readers can conclude that Victor Frankenstein is the actual monster in Frankenstein because of how he views himself, how he creates destruction, and how he destroys himself. Many people characterize themselves as being a monster because of their self-image. Readers can deduce that Victor thinks he is a gruesome individual

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    Creation In Mary Shelly’s gothic novel Frankenstein a major problem that runs through the minds of both characters is that who was actually to blame for the horrible incidents that took place. I believe that both Victor Frankenstein and his monster were to blame for the death and destruction that occurred. Victor actions were a strong cause of all the chaos by causing his monster to feel alone and abandoned and never having someone there for him. With Victor shutting out his creation from the beginning

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    Frankenstein is a world renown novel that deals with Romantic and gothic themes. The two main characters are Victor Frankenstein, the scientist, and the Creature, who is also known as “The Monster.” This creature is assembled from old body parts and strange chemicals, animated by a mysterious spark. He enters the world eight feet tall but with the mind of a newborn. Abandoned by his creator and confused, he tries to integrate into society, only to be shunned universally. Some would feel contrite

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    Victor Frankenstein was wrong! Big surprise, his entire story was a mistake, but he had the chance to remedy the situation and chose only to make it worse by destroying his way out. Imagine this, you've just been born and your first experiences in life are anger and hate towards you and you have no clue why, everyone rejects you from society, even your father. How would you feel? Not happy right? Imagine how Frankenstein's monster felt when that happened to him. The monster had asked victor to create

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    The story of Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley, is an extravagant and outstanding novel of the 1800’s. Frankenstein is a novel based in the late 18th century highlighting three male characters: Victor Frankenstein an enthusiastic and admiring scientist, an unnamed Creature of Victors making and Walton a captain managing a voyage to the Arctic who relayed the stories of Victor and the Creature to his sister. The relationship between the creature and Victor remains a controversial topic to this

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    and the subject of Mary Shelley's classic horror novel, giving life to the dead. In Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein is a scientist who brings a conglomeration of human and animal parts back from the dead. Despite his logical act of destroying the monster’s bride, Frankenstein still imprints hate, and hunts down his monster, making him the villain of his own story. The first clumsy act of villainy Frankenstein commits is when he first creates the monster. This horrid creature, made of human and

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    Frankenstein has two minor characters that foil him through the novel. Robert Walton and Henry Clerval both exploit Frankenstein’s strengths and weaknesses through their personalities and actions. Robert Walton and Victor Frankenstein portray very similar characteristics in the novel. Mary Shelley introduces Robert Walton first, to foreshadow what Victor Frankenstein will be like. Both characters desire knowledge and power and are willing to go to the extremes to obtain it. Victor creates an unimaginable

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