Frankenstein


Victor , as he huddled in the corner of his room, with only bed sheets to offer a hint of security, plagued himself with questions as to how he could create such a catastrophe. A being of immense proportions, Victor's life-long work, stood lingering over Victor's bed and the only thought repeating in the creator's mind was how wretched it is... " His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of pearly whiteness; but these luxuriance's only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same colour as the dun-white sockets in which they were set..."(Shelley 56) This is the ...

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acts of violence to compensate for its mistreatment. At "birth," when the first spark of life shot through the creature, there is an apparent natural love and respect for the creator. Victor, on the other hand, fled in disgust at first sight of " the miserable monster which I have created"(57)and hoped to never see it again. But like a child, 's monster returned expecting to be accepted: " And his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds, while a grin wrinkled his cheeks...one hand was stretched out, seemingly to detain me"(57). Despite the initial desertion by its creator the monster is longing for fatherly affection. Victor again flees from the monster and this time it does not return and disappears for almost two years. From this moment on, 's monster demands retribution for his banishment from civilization. The last appearance from the creature revealed a loving and needy soul. But two years of loneliness and ...

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