With this pursuit of knowledge, not only did Victor isolate himself from society but also from those who loved him, such as his fiancée Elizabeth and his father. However, it is with this knowledge and ambition, that winds up destroying him and those closest to him. His project he felt would better human kind and possibly make a name for himself, which is ironic because he brought only evil to society and death to his name. Frankenstein is so caught up in his work and his yearning to be remembered for all time that he does not think about what will happen after life is breathed into this being. After his creation comes to life, he refuses to accept his obligation as the creator to his creation.
He is neglected because of his creator. The monster says “The hateful day when I received life! I accurse my creator. Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust?” Victor is wholly at fault for his actions, image and evil. When Victor flees the creature, he becomes lonely and unhappy.
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.
From the moment the monster is created, he is looked at as disgusting and horrific. His own creator, Victor, looked at him when he finished with “breathless horror…disgust filled [his] heart. Unable to endure the aspect of the being [he] had created” (Shelley 59). Victors runs from his own creation, leaving the newborn monster confused and alone. If having his own creator reject him wasn’t enough isolation, he is soon shunned and hated by society.
Also, throughout Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Victor finds himself literally alone when the monster he created, murders th... ... middle of paper ... ...s! "(Shelley 128) Victor clearly informs us that all this time he spent wasting his knowledge on death and science rather than being out into the world, he was busy wasting it on hatred. On the other hand, the Monster had no say in his isolation. Victor abandoned him due to his looks and fear while the world just did it naturally.
This is a major loss for a living being. The creator is at fault here because the monster does not know better. Victor should have taken responsibility by accepting, raising, and controlling the monster. After Victor destroys his work on the female monster meant to ease the monster's solitude, the monster is overcome with suffering and sadness. These feelings affected his state of mind and caused him to do wrong things.
The chaos resulted in mass .destruction and deaths. The author of the novel Frankenstein portrays how society during the nineteenth century consisted of exclusion because of societal norms, gender inequality, and discrimination based on class. In a society full of norms and class people in the nineteenth century felt isolated from society because of how people viewed them. In the novel Frankenstein, the monster was filled with love and humanity but was not shown any love back. The monster felt as if he was alone and that no one wanted to associate with him, and as a result, he rebelled against society in a form of revenge.
From that point on the creatures’ heart becomes cold and makes sure to destroy his creator. When Victor dies the creature repents for the damage that he has done and would live with continuing pain till his death. “…My agony was still superior to thine; for the bitter sting of remorse will not cease to rankle in my wounds until death shall close them forever” (380). William Frankenstein is the younger brother and ... ... middle of paper ... ...erstood that the real monster was his ambition which led to his overall tragedy. He died miserable because of his pride; one could say he is selfish because when creating the creature he did not think of the benefit of others.
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 monster is forced to learn to survive on his own, without anyone or anything to guide him along the way. Plus, the monster’s ugly looks cause society to turn against him, ad... ... middle of paper ... ...ou, Clerval, my friend, my benefactor—’” (Shelley 129). Victor feels guilty for the actions of his creation but is too much of a coward to confess to anyone about what he has done. His selfishness and secrecy cause his friends to suffer and also make him a tragic hero within the novel. In conclusion, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein shows readers how irresponsibility and the excessive need for knowledge can cause suffering among others as well as oneself.