Mary Shelley "Frankenstein"

Topics: Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, Prometheus Pages: 3 (851 words) Published: March 11, 2013
And they lived happily ever after…
Satan has his companions, fellow-devils, to admire and encourage him; but I am solitary and detested Mary Shelley

The Creature in Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus” needs a companionship as every ordinary human. Every man needs a woman, who will able to share moments of happiness and sadness, a woman who will be able to share thoughts and of course a woman who will be able to love a man. In this case the Creature needs a bride. But the problem is that the Creature from the “Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus” is not a human. So can human rights and needs be applied to the Creature and can the Creature have a bride? No. The answer is negative because the Creature is not a human. Victor Frankenstein have done a mistake by giving a life to the Creature and creating a bride for the Creature is can be considered as making another additional mistake to the previous one. Creator’s responsibility surrounding the Creature is not a reason to create a bride for him, because Victor Frankenstein also has responsibilities in front of other people who would not like the idea of creating another monster and Victor Frankenstein also has responsibilities in front of science.

The Creature in Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus” cannot have a bride because he is not human though the Creature has some features of the human being. The Creature cannot be called as a human because of some several reasons. First thing is a physical appearance of the Creature. The Creature will never be accepted as a human by other humans because of the physical appearance. The Creature has enormous height and according to Mary Shelley he can be described as a hideous creature. “Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned away from me in disgust?”...
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