Frankenstein Research Paper
In the novel, Frankenstein written by Marry Shelley, Victor had undoubtedly become relentless in pursuing the reanimation of life in an inanimate lifeless being. Victor could have inevitabely be called obsessed with his work. Victor Frankenstein had always been curious about the reanimation of human life. Until he attempted it and suceeded was when he knew he made a mistake. Victor Frankenstein was blinded by curiosity and obsession.
Victor Frankenstein would become a victim of his own creation after creating such a being. Frankensein was always obsessed with his work ingoring his family and loved ones: “…place where Frankenstein has been practicing not his science so much as his isolation, living in complete withdrawl from all relationships, forgetting his ties to his father, to Elizabeth, to his friend Henry”(Allman 1) Frankenstein has always been curious in the creation of human life; however his obsession with it proved that it had driven him away from his family life and changed him in a way. His obsession blinded him from the real trouble which was he. Griffith goes on to explain that, “Freudian readings of Frankenstein see the monster as the outward expression of Victor’s id or his demoniacal passions” (Griffith 2). In other words, Victor and the monster is the same person. Hence, Victor must keep the monster secret. His hope to create a being “like myself” is fulfilled in the monster because of his lonliness which is confirmed by him keeping it a secret” (Griffith 2). Griffith’s findings further suggest that Victor created the monster because of his lonliness which is confirmed by him keeping it a secret. Although Victor is loved and respected by many, that cannot stop him from his real passion which is creating human life. His obsession is blinding him from his family and friends. On part of his obsession, Victor’s ignorance basically brings pain to his family. The idea of Victor being obsessed with his...
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