The monster struggled to obtain love or acceptance from anyone throughout his lifetime, though it is what he craved the most. In response to this disappointment, the monster reverted to threats and brutal behavior. He named Victor as the source of his pain, as he was the creator that brought him into this world only to leave him alone to suffer. In search of his creator for revenge, the monster came across Victor’s younger brother William. After making the connection between the two, the monster first killed William then planted the evidence on Victor’s family friend, Justine; leading to the murder of two of Victor’s close ones.
Loss of Innocence in Frankenstein In the novel "Frankenstein," Victor Frankenstein is the creator of a "monster." Because of his thirst for knowledge, he goes too far and creates a huge monster, which he immediately rejects. This rejection plays a major part in the monster's hatred for humans. The author, Mary Shelley, supports the theme, loss of innocence, through plot, setting and characterization. This paper will explain the many ways that the characters lost their innocence throughout the novel.
However the damage caused by his period of solitude had already been done and the pathway to evil and hatred became inevitable, and in the ensuing months, led to the demise of his entire family and his friend Clerval. This resulted in his bereavement, another example of how isolation is a terrible fate. Then Frankenstein dedicated the rest of his days to the path of evil by seeking vengeance against the monster. As a result, his isolation from society and family ultimately became the root of his evil and hatred. Frankenstein’s isolation resulted in his creation of his monster.
The monster tells Frankenstein of the wretchedness of the world and how it was not meant for a being such as himself. At the end of his insightful tale the creature demands a companion of the same hideous features but of the opposite gender to become his. Victor only has the choice to make the monster or suffer a lifetime of horror his creation would bring upon him. Which the creator ultimately agrees to make the female monster to save the lives of his family but gains a conscious that fills with guilt of all the destruction he has created and creating. When the monster comes to collect the female he tears her apart and the monster vows to destroy all Victor holds dear.
" (Shelley,139). Victor feels threatened by the monster. The monster is capable of anything, he promises to do anything in his power to make Victor In conclusion, Frankenstein's creature feels isolated throughout the story because of his looks and that his creator doesn't want him. This feeling of having no one soon starts to impact the rest of the events, the monster goes on a killing spree. He burns down De lacey's family's house and threatens to kill Elizabeth Frankenstein.
He creates monster that is responsible for the death of his good friend and his beloved wife. Because of the horrible news of the death of Victor’s wife, Victor’s father dies. Another important character is the monster. The monster’s life is also sad. Because of his appalling appearance, humans are afraid of him, so he is forced to be alone.
The creature was upset that everyone in the world had rejected him and he wanted Victor to feel the same way so he went on a killing streak and killed off Victor’s family. “The monster came out of his hiding place and put his arms around the child. The boy screamed in terror” (Harris 91). The murder of William gets blamed on Justine, and she later gets hung for it. Victor knows it was the monster, so he feels guilty and decides he must stop the monster’s killing.
Their relationship is a tumultuous one, mainly due to the fact that Frankenstein created the Monster out of a wish to be some sort of god and be able to play with the balance of life and death. Afterwards, he comes to deeply regret his action and abandons the Monster by throwing him out into the world without any education or guidance. Because of this, throughout the book, the Monster harbors resentment towards Frankenstein and dedicates his life to make Frankenstein’s a living hell. Out of the many horrible things that the Monster did to achieve this goal, the main evil action I will be focusing on is the murder of William, Frankenstein’s younger brother and the framing of his nanny for the murder. After being continually rejected by not only his creator, but countless other humans based only on his gruesome appearance, the Monster decides to exact revenge on humankind and especially on Frankenstein for giving life to such a horrible creature as himself.
He has created a monster, but as soon as the creature comes alive Victor is terrified by its appearance and abandons him. Victor Frankenstein exclaims, “How can I describe my emotions at this catastrophe, or how delineate the wretch whom with such infinite pains and care I endeavored to him” (42). In Readings on Frankenstein, critic Timothy Madigan explains how Victor Frankenstein does not live up to his role model. He lacks compassion and moral responsibility by refusing to disclose his experiment to the community around him ... ... middle of paper ... ...nothing more for him to do but to kill the monster himself. Victor is so furious with the creature that he dedicates the rest of his life to hunt down the evil creature before he can destroy any more of his family.
In the story, the monster murdered Victor Frankenstein’s wife Elizabeth, his brother young William, and Henry Clerval. The monster also framed Justine, and she got hung in result of the framing. The reason the monster did this is because he is upset that his creator has abandoned him. The monster was basically an infant in an adult’s man body, and he has multiple scars all over him because of the procedures his body went through as he was being created. Most people would think that the creature is a horrible and evil person because of his foul actions in killing people, but he is not.