Who Is The Reminder In Frankenstein

analytical Essay
454 words
454 words

The Reminder Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, is an epistolary novel containing many different elements of darkness, theme, and Romanticism. Victor enjoyed experimentation and discovering new aspects of life. His ambition to become a creator begins the novel’s plot and theme. After a regretful decision of creation, Victor discovers the danger and power of nature, allowing it to take over his mind and control his emotions. One of the main themes, guilt, lingers throughout the story after one of Victor’s experiments went wrong and his best creation soon became his biggest regret. While studying science in college, Victor Frankenstein, the main character in the novel, discovers new aspects of life which allow him to create a creature. During the process of collecting materials from past experiments and corpses, he …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how mary shelley's the reminderfrankenstein is an epistolary novel containing dark, theme, and romanticism. victor enjoys experimentation and discovering new aspects of life.
  • Analyzes how victor frankenstein, the main character in the novel, discovers new aspects of life which allow him to create a living being.
  • Narrates how victor was skeptical in telling his friends and family about the beast, especially after the incident that confirmed his perspective of the monster’s character.

During college, Victor continued to receive letters of the home life from his cousin and father. He once wrote, “William is dead!-that sweet child, whose smiles delighted and warmed my heart, who was so gentle, yet so gay! Victor, he is murdered!”(46) At the sight of those words, Victor knew immediately that his creation had committed this crime. Victor then decided to make a visit home and be with his family. When walking in the field one evening, Victor saw a shadow lurking among the trees in the exact spot where William was murdered. Questioning the figure, he moved closer, hoping to get a better view. As he slowly approached the silhouette, he recognized who it was and his was in fear. “My teeth chattered, and I was forced to lean against a tree for support…Nothing in human shape could have destroyed that fair child. He was the murderer!”(50) After seeing the creature that night, Victor knew that the lurking was a consequence of his actions and that it was only the beginning of

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