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No One Is Born A Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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No one is born a monster, a monster is created throughout socialization, and the process of socialization starts from the contact with the creator. In the book, Frankenstein, Mary Shelley is wrote with a deep message that touches the heart. This message implies that the reader will not see the story only from the perspective of the narrator, but is also reveals numerous hidden opinions and form a personal interpretation of the novel. Moreover, Victor Frankenstein is the creation that creates the monster, but he could not take the responsibility for his creature, and he was not able to take care of his child or his own creation. He could not cope with this discovery and simply ignored it. The tragedy of Victor and the tragedy of his creature…show more content…
It did not want anything bad, but it wanted a simply attention and support. Nevertheless, his appearance disgusted people and everybody tried to hurt him. The creature could not understand why it was treated so cruelly and suffered so much. It was completely isolated and nobody cared for this living being who wanted to be loved so desperately. Because of suffering, it turned the creature into a real monster and the revengeful murderer of little William. Nevertheless, the creature was not born a monster but the scorn of men made him one. Everyone he turned to hated him, and it hated him for no reason. In addition, when he turned to Frankenstein begging for a mate he heard the words that killed the last gains of hope in the depth of his heart “Devil…do you dare approach me? and do not you fear the fierce vengeance of my arm wreaked on your miserable head? Be gone, vile insect! Or rather, stay that I may trample you to dust! ... Abhorred monster! Fiend that thou art! The tortures of hell are too mild a vengeance for thy crimes. Wretched devil! You reproach me with your creation; come on then, that I may extinguish the spark which I so negligently bestowed" (p.93). The creature had nobody to live for, and it was the point when revenge started being the essence of his life. He did not need people anymore, and he just became what they always believed him to be a monster. In the same way, it was possible neither to…show more content…
It is just a victim. Similar to Victor, he is the victim of the mistakes his parents did, and the creature is a victim of Victor’s ill perception of reality. In the other word, it is like an iceberg that we can only see the top, but the biggest part of it stays under the water. The real reason of this accident is the indifference of people and the nature to judge everything basing on the appearance without even trying to look inside. Nevertheless, the blindness of people blinds the mistakes and pain of other people, even to love. Furthermore, what seems terrifying may turn out to be just the pain of someone’s heart, just like the pain of the creature that was thought to be a monster and not being one from the begging became one at the
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