Victor and the monster are both ignorant to the people around them. Victor Frankenstein has a life full of domestic love, and affection. His father Alphonse, his best friend Henry Clerval, and his lover Elizabeth – an orphan of significant beauty and talent, were all nurtured in the same home as him. All these people were able to provide Frankenstein with joys of companionship, and love. Nevertheless Victor had sought more than a prosperous, affectionate life, and instead ch...
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