Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Frankenstein was written in the 18th century by the romantic writer called Mary Shelley. The key events in this novel symbolize Mary Shelley's problems in real life, in one way or another. The novel starts with a man called Walton, who is venturing to the North Pole. On his way, he is shipwrecked and he comes across Victor Frankenstein, who is the protagonist in the book. Victor relives his story to Walton about what he did, which emphasizes the "story within a story" narrative. Frankenstein tells us about the tragic loss of his mother, which was the main issue that motivated him to give life. We also learn about the love of his life, whom is Elizabeth which he later finds out to be his half-sister. We pick up from the novel that he is inspired to create the monster although he did not have his fathers support or approval. This, in a way, motivated Frankenstein even more to create the monster, as well as trying to figure out how to bring his mother back. The monster is created but to Frankenstein's shock, he turned out to be his worst nightmare and the monster was inevitably rejected. We learn also of the monster's history and story on how he had survived the years and years of torment since his rejection by Frankenstein. The monster, after learning to speak English, decides to return to Frankenstein and demand from him a female version of him so that he can live in peace. Frankenstein begins the creation of this female, but soon comes to his senses and destroys it. The monster vowed to be with him on his wedding night, and Frankenstein misinterpreted him and thought that he would kill him b... ... middle of paper ... ... it can also start a new form of transgression, that could relegate society. Another reason why Mary Shelley used a warning because both Frankenstein and Walton had almost the same occupation, that would require finding new things along the way, or discovering new ways of doing things such as exploring or scientific breakthroughs. The significance of Captain Walton's decision to turn home was it gave the creature the sense of belonging. When Frankenstein died, the creature knew that he had no more purpose in living anymore, so he decided to stay with him and die, and Captain Walton instead of saving him knew what he had to do and decided that for the best, he should leave him there. He also did it out of respect because he knew that a child would want to die next to their parents so he left him be with Frankenstein.
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