Frankenstein

Topics: Human, Frankenstein, Creator deity, Evil, Andreas Wilson / Pages: 13 (3203 words) / Published: Sep 5th, 2008
In Frankenstein, the creature does not become evil until his creator and the human race rejects him. Mary Shelley’s book focuses on a scientist who creates a creature who is evil in the eyes of humanity. Mr. Frankenstein creates a being that is ugly, vile and a huge ogre in size. He is a wretch that when people see him faint and pass out. The story’s climax comes when the creature’s creator refuses to make another creature like him. The scientist knows that if he makes a second creature it could become worse than the first creature he created. The creature gets very upset and vows that his creator will be his enemy as long as they both shall live. The creature kills everything dear to Frankenstein. He vows that one day he will destroy his creator just as he did the rest of his dear loved ones. On the surface Frankenstein is a story about a scientist who creates a creature that in the end becomes an evil demonic being. Mr. Frankenstein as we see in the beginning wanted to create a creature that would be beautiful and full of life. In the end when he is finished, he has created something he could not even have imagined. On page 51 of the book you will see his creation finished: “How can I describe my emotions at this catastrophe, or how delineate the wretch whom with such infinite pains and care I had endeavored to form? His limbs were in proportion, and I had selected his features as beautiful. Beautiful! Great God! His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriance’s only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same color as the dun-white sockets in which they were set, his shriveled complexion and straight black lips.
The different accidents of life are not so changeable as the feelings of human nature. I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an

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