The Real Monster, victor frankenstein Mary Shelley’s narrative, Frankenstein is the story of Victor Frankenstein and his creation. “It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils…by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open; it breathed hard, and a convulsive motion agitated its limbs.(52)” This was the time and the place in which the creature came to life. Victor Frankenstein thought that his creation was a hideous monster, but his ignorance blinded him from the truth. In veracity, Victor Frankenstein was the real monster this was evident from his selfishness, from his cruelty and rejection of his creation, and because he indirectly caused the deaths of his own family and friends. The selfishness shown by Victor Frankenstein is just one of the traits that shows that he is the monster. His selfish attitude is visible throughout the whole story. In the beginning when he first discovers the cause of generation and life, he does not tell anyone about it. He thinks, “The astonishment which I had first experienced on this discovery soon gave place to delight and rapture…What had been the study and desire of the wisest men since the creation of the world was now within my grasp. (47)” This type of selfish thinking entails excessive pride and self-glory with disregard to the good of others. Another example of selfishness is the death of Justine, Frankenstein could have saved her if it was not for his selfish attitude. “My tale was not one to announce publicly; its astounding horror would be looked upon as madness by the vulgar. (75)” This statement made by Victor Frankenstein shows how selfish he is. Near the end of the novel, the creature says: “I shall be with you on your wedding night. (164)” Victor Frankenstein never even thinks that it will kill his wife; he just thinks that it will kill him,
When the word monster comes to mind, especially when compared to Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, one would think of a creature that is ugly, different, violent, and an outcast much like the monster in Frankenstein. In this novel, Victor Frankenstein, a scientist who extremely interested in alchemy, creates a creature that is considered to be the monster of the story. Looking deeper in the novel, Victor is the true monster because of the scary traits of his personality. Things are not always what….
What is a monster? Is it a horrible creature or human that goes out for the kill and doesn’t own up to their crime? Or is it a disfigured living thing that does not look human? Who is the real monster here? Is it Victor or his creation or both? Some would say “Victor’s creation” because it does not look human and looks scary and ugly. Others would say “Victor” because of what he did in his past. I think Victor is the real monster throughout the entire book….
is the real monster - Victor Frankenstein or his creation. Ever since the doctors creation gets alive, the character starts to call him a monster, devil, demon, etc. This predisposes the reader to accept that the creation is the monster from the question above. Moreover, its appearance is a monstrous, especially his watery eyes. Also he is more powerful than Victor, his height is superior to doctors height, his joins are more supple. But the biggest reason to believe the creature is monster are his….
Victor Frankenstein's repudiate for the monster and the civilians reject are the outside elements that concludes in the monster becoming _______ Furthermore, while Frankenstein and his monster were conversing he reveals, “You, my creator, abhor me. Your fellow creatures spurn and hate me” (55). Frankenstein’s monster shunning and persecution resulted in him changing his personality and retaliating because, he could no longer hold his emotions within. Furthermore, his great feelings of vengeance for….
by Mary Shelley, Victor is one of the main characters. Victor is the creator of the Monster that many fear in the story. He originally fantasized about something that had never been done before, and longed to be the first one in history to make the dead live again. It seemed like such an odd task, however Victor strived to make it complete. Once he gathered the pieces of the body, he surgically reattached them. Elated with his newest creation, Victor was very excited for the Monster to become alive….
Victor makes a decision to create life as part of an impulse to his thoughts that the science community was not being fair in regard to study. He didn't think that the school's theology gave much matter to the right sciences. After creating a monster Victor left because, he couldn't accept the fact that his monster was so hideous. Victor felt so disappointed because he didn't expect the monster to be that ugly. Since Victor rejected the monster and didn't pay attention to it the mosnter felt abandoned….
Marie F. Leblanc
Frankenstein and the Western Literary Tradition
10 January 2014
Are you a made man?
In Mary Shelley’s (1797-1851) Frankenstein; Or the Modern Prometheus (1818), Victor Frankenstein creates a fiend out the dead body parts. Frankenstein, as a product of the Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution, is obsessed with advancing the cause of science, and in becoming famous and respected."A new species would bless me….
Anne Frank and her family were one of many to go into hiding during the holocaust. One of the people who helped them was Victor Kugler. However he was called Mr. Kraler in the book. Victor Kugler was born in the Czech Republic on June 5, 1900. In the book he had an ulcer and was in the hospital, but he lived to be 81 years old. After the war he went to Canada to start a new life and lived there for 26 years, but died on December 16, 1981. Another person who helped the Franks was Miep Gies, she worked….
Victor creates a monster, but when he finishes creating him, he gets scared and abandons the monster. Leaving the monster with no one to care for him so he always was lonely and had an empty feeling inside him. However though he had some qualities that he was just like a human being. For example some of his human qualities is he was very understanding with the cottagers “i had been accustomed during the night to steal a part of their store for my own consumption but when i found out i inflicted pain….
has some kind of a imaginary picture of a monster in our brain. Mary Shelley, in her novel “Frankenstein” precisely describes what a “monster” ment for people in XVIII century. The most popular definitions of a word “monster” nowadays are; a strange or horrible imaginary creature, something that is extremely or unusually large. These definitions are the ideal reference to what people had in mind at that times.
Victor Frankenstein’s created a “monster” which easily fullfills the description above….