Assess The Theme Of Justice In Frankenstein

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“Frankenstein” by Mary Shelly is a novel written in the Romanticism period where it was a time of artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement. This novel represents a gothic literature which creates a sense of mystery, darkness, fear, and doom. In this book, Victor Frankenstein is a mad scientist who creates life by creating a monster/creature. However, Victor abandons his creature, therefore; the creature seeks justice against Victor for leaving him behind. The understanding of justice in Frankenstein has two point of views either from Victor the protagonist or the creature which in this case is seen as the antagonist. First of all, one in life wants to be accepted in society. In this novel this is a major theme portrayed because the creature wants to be accepted and treated like any human, however; his appearance was too horrendous that people mistreated and fled from him. The monster’s rejection and Victor refusal in creating a companion for him leads for the creature to commence a vengeful hatred towards humankind. Consequently, innocent people die and get accused of murder. For example, Justine Moritz was a victim from the creatures mischievous revenge towards Victor. Moreover, the effects of this resulted in Justine's being sent to jail and get the penalty death.…show more content…
However, the creature only received rejection from humankind including Victor since he was hideous. For example, the creature seeks justice against Victor for his rejection. The monster cites revenge against his creator as his motivation for committing murder, confessing “impotent envy and bitter indignation filled me with an insatiable thirst for vengeance” (Shelley pg. 614). Consequently, the monster goes on a killing spree. The effects of this, is that Victor suffers for the loss of his loved ones, while the creature gains pleasure for causing misery to his
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