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    According to the American Heritage Dictionary, one meaning of "to rebel" is "to resist or defy any authority or any authority or generally accepted convention." With this definition in mind I consider Victor Frankenstein a rebel. In Mary Shelly's Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein rebels against divinity. Growing up, Victor was fascinated by all types of sciences. He began studying natural sciences while attending the University of Ingolstadt. Hoping that he could discover how to overcome death and

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    The monster’s behavior was directly related to, his experiences with society and its treatment of him. All behavior is learned, therefore if the monster was to be good or evil depended on societies reaction to him. Even though the monster had a fully matured body, he was like a child because he had no memories or experiences of his own. When the monster was given life he had no concept of good or evil. Everything that he did or experienced was something new to him. All of the monster’s

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    In a more in depth analysis of Victor Frankenstein, a deeper look into a classic mad scientist who is transgressing all science boundaries without concern. However, he can also be seen as a brave adventurer into unknown scientific lands, not to be held responsible for the consequences of his explorations. The doomed protagonist and narrator of the main portion of the story is Victor Frankenstein. While he is studying in Ingolstadt, Victor discovers the secret of life and creates an intelligent but

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    nirvana, transcendentalism and being one with nature. People wanted to experience life, not study it. They seeked extreme emotions, whether they were good or bad. Marry Shelly used all of these philosophies of the Romantic Period in writing, Frankenstien. Victor Fankenstien is a man with great ambition, he is obsessed and self-centered. His life is the mirror of a Greed Tragedy. In his case, the flaw is his excessive pride. This flaw causes Victor to rush into something, for which he is not

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    The strange thing about obsession is the absolute inability of the person, once obsessed, to understand their own actions in retrospect. Both Victor Frankenstien, of Marry Shelley’s Frankenstein, and Henry Jekyll, of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde fit the criteria of one who is obsessed. With Victor Frankenstien, obsession came in the form of a lust for fame. Victor’s own word reflect his inability to understand or control his own actions.    "a groan burst from

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    Frankenstien Many punishments for crimes are often given to innocent people. In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelly, there are several instances in which the punishment is given to an innocent person. Justine, a maid at the Frankenstein residence, was killed for a crime she did not commit. Felix, a character the Monster encounter, was exiled from his country, for helping an innocent man escape from jail. Lastly Victor himself was jailed for a murder, which he did not commit. Justine was killed

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    Fear can be conveyed in the novel Frankenstein which can be seen in the opening of paragraph chapter 5. The opening paragraph describes the setting as ‘dreary’ and Victor’s feelings and emotions are shown through the use of words such as ‘anxiety’, ‘agony’ and ‘agitated.’ As the reader begins to read chapter 5, the reader immediately feels as though what is going to happen in the chapter is fearful. On a chill night of November, his scientific dream comes true. He brings his creation to life. Upon

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    Frankenstien

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    There are numerous numbers of novels and books that offer different portrayals of the female gender and femininity in the early nineteenth century, each novel shedding a different light on women, their gender role, and the definition of femininity during this time period. The first thought that pops into most people’s minds is Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman or any Jane Austen novel. People do not typically think of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Nonetheless Frankenstein

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    Most Americans have some idea of who Frankenstein is, as a result of many Frankenstein movies and popularity of monster. However, most people's ideas are incorrect about Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein is the name of the scientist, not monster, and the monster himself is not the inarticulate, rage-driven criminal that Robert de niro shows in the 1994 film version of the novel. Shelley's original Frankenstein was misrepresented by this Kenneth branagh film, most likely to send a different message

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    Themes in Frankenstien

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    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein presents several important themes that are vital to the development of the plot. As the morbid story of Victor Frankenstein and the monster unfolds, the reader is able to realize that these two characters, though dissimilar in their physical appearance, are not so different on the inside. Central themes of Frankenstein include: the risks of searching for unearthly knowledge, isolation, revenge, and prejudices against the unfamiliar. These four themes combine together to

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