Frankenstein

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  • Topic: Randy Quaid, Periodization, Mary Beth Hurt
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Frankenstein: The Creature
If the creature were placed in modern times, then people would treat him exactly as characters in the book treated him. If a family raises the creature like any normal human being would be raised, then the creature would have turned out different. When he enters a school, people would treat him wrong and like if he was a terrible person. Society today would not have treated him any better than society during Victor Frankenstein’ s time period; if anything today’s society would probably treat him worse. In the story, Victor had the intention to bring something to life and take care of him but when victor saw the finished results he was horrified. When Victor abandoned the creature, the creature felt lonely and confused. Since Victor left the creature it caused him to have a reaction and do terrible things. He killed a few people close to Victor all because of how Victor pushed him to the side. If the creature had actual parents, ones that loved him and cared for him then the creature probably would not have lashed out. The role of a parent is very important to someone who does not understand the world. There was no one to teach him right and wrong or how to speak and read. A big issue in school is that people judge each other based on what they have and look like. If the creature stepped foot on school grounds, the students would not talk to him because he is not great looking and is a giant. I would be intimidated and kind of freaked out if the creature stepped foot into one of my classes. The reasons why people judged him back then is the same reason why people would judge him today, if not harsher. If the creature had good parents but was still being overwhelmed with the judgments, I don’t think he would have gone to the extremes that he did in the book. In the book he did not have anyone to turn to so he killed his creator’s, Victor, loved ones. If he gets teased and made fun of, he might look at the option of...
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