Nature acts as a means of comfort for both Victor and this creation. Even in the darkest of days the pleasures of nature have managed to soothe their souls and shed some light upon the darkness. We see several points throughout the novel where the enchanting wonders of nature have given them pleasure and hopefulness. Frankenstein speaks about how nature causes him to “forget the passing cares of life” (Shelley 82). Nature has a deep and profound effect upon Victor, amidst the...
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...dence reinforcing the parallels between Frankenstein and his creation. Frankenstein and his creation share a love for nature, have secluded themselves from others, and seek revenge towards those who have wronged them. Respectively, these three themes fit very well with one another. Finding pleasure in nature and isolation coincide with one another. During the concluding chapters of the novel we see the interplay between isolation and vengeance. Victor and the monster’s solitude have generated a deep hatred for one another. These resemblances are important and would not exist if Frankenstein has created an attractive being. The monsters unpleasant appearance causes him and Victor a lot of hardship. Would Victor and his creation be more alike if his creation had been attractive?
Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein. n.p., 2014. Feedbooks. Web. 13 February 2014.
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