Dr. Frankenstein was blinded by the fact that he was unable to foresee the effects that a creature could never be fully accepted into the human race. He was ultimately haunted by his own creation. Yet is it his monster’s fault that he doesn’t know right from wrong, or is it Dr. Frankenstein’s fault? Frankenstein is called the creato... ... middle of paper ... ... just a phase, hoping he could get over his work and forget about his creation and all the havoc he had caused. But unfortunately he couldn’t, the monster haunted him and eventually ruined him.
After Frankenstein creates his creature, he is so frightened and disgusted by the creature?s appearance that he abandons it. In conclusion, Frankenstein abandons his creature because of its appearance. To the creature, Frankenstein is his father and when he left him, he felt neglected and abandoned. The creature did not know how to take care of himself and was given no direction or leadership. He left not knowing where he would go or how he would survive.
Victor abandoned him due to his looks and fear while the world just did it naturally. The creature never asked to be brought back to life, so Victor was the cause of his misery. The monster just went along with his instincts but the relationship between the two became war. In conclusion, loneliness is an important theme in Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein. Being alone differs from being lonely.
The life of Frankenstein was ill- fated from the begging of his plans to make a creation, Frankenstein lost his loved ones and never got the chance to live a life full of flourished goals and dreams. Rather a life of torture and self-destruction. Frankenstein is loosely based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Gone are a number of key elements of the written work: the endless arctic chase, the concept of a speaking monster, the friendship with the blind man, and the creature's desire for companionship.
Therefore, Dr. Frankenstein becomes dehumanized and obsess with revenge. He could only feel his pain after all his family died, but never think of the creature’s desperation. The creature, with no bindings and no belongings, is on its own the whole life. As its creator, Dr. Frankenstein gives no love to it, but leave it cruelly. He could never understand why the creature take revenge on him because he is a narcissist.
Many readers often think of the creature from Frankenstein as a revolting villain. Readers do not seem to understand the severity of what Victor Frankenstein took from him. His own father, Frankenstein, left the creature for dead. Frankenstein abandoned and victimized his own child; he deserted his child to be forever in solitude. He had to learn to survive, learn that humans will fear him, and learn how to love completely on his own.
The two are united by "the closest friendship" ². “Ironically enough, Henry ends up dying by the monster which he ultimately helped Frankenstein hide.” ¹ This is a clear example of Frankenstein’s lack of responsibility. He uses his childhood friend, who was always the... ... middle of paper ... ...nster with all the tools necessary to function and act as a human being, except he gave him no humanity. He hardly looked at the monster, as did many others, and this affected him in ways which resulted in his volatile actions. He went from being benevolent to full of vengeance, all because of his deeprooted hatred for Victor Frankenstein.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley portrays an individual in a unique situation trying to overcome daily interactions while being faced with inconceivable misfortunes. Created by Victor Frankenstein, who set out on a journey to bring life to scrapped pieces of waste, he was then abandoned and left to fend for himself in a world he was abruptly brought into. After being abandoned by his creator for his less than appealing looks, this then sparked his inevitable desire for revenge. Eventually leading to the destruction of those associated with his creator. Knowing that he will never fit in, the monster began to act out in hopes of getting back at his creator for what he did.
In the novel Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, the main theme of the story was isolation. Both internal and external consequences were the cause of being isolated from society. Frankenstein began to feel depressed after the creation of the monster and decided to isolate himself from his friends and family. Frankenstein kept his creation a secret from everyone because he was afraid of the consequences. Ironically, Frankenstein was the main problem for all of his sufferings.
The characteristic of being alone or feeling alone is seen in the image of a villain or a monster. For instance, in Frankenstein, Frankenstein was made by Victor, who only made him for an experiment; Victor did not know that the experiment will truly work, so he made no others, Frankenstein was angry because no one understood him and wanted a female companion desperately, for the X-Men, Magneto was alone when his parents were taken away from him as a child and felt more alone when people both humans and mutants alike cast him out of society. To relate this to Grendel, Grendel has always felt alone in the book; his mother is mute, the animals are scared of him, and men have always tried to kill him. Hostility to people is always in villains and monsters characteristic, in every movie, show that is on, every book we read it seems that villains and monsters share no compassion for people. For example, Frankenstein is always to be seen that he is always being hostile to civilization and for the X-Men, Magneto is always having a stand against humans.