Analysis Of Mary Shelley 's ' Frankenstein '

1088 Words Oct 27th, 2015 5 Pages
English 102
Professor Milligan
26 October, 2015
Creature’s Argument
In the novel, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, the Creature 's only need is for a female companion, which he asks Victor Frankenstein his maker to create. Shelley shows the argument between the creature and Frankenstein. The creature says: "I demand a creature of another sex, but as hideous as myself" (Shelley 139). Shelley shows what the creature wants from Frankenstein and what his needs are. Shelley gives us an idea of the sympathy that Frankenstein might feel for the creature even though he neglects him. The creature confronts Victor demanding his attention and expressing his needs. I feel a lot of sympathy for the creature based on him being able to forgive Victor for abandoning him and being able to communicate with him. Victor Frankenstein has created a creature so vile and horrid looking that neither man nor woman can look upon it without fear or loathing. While living in a cave the creature had a chance to observe and learn about the comfort of togetherness. For the first time, after meeting the blind man, he is able to have a human being talk with him without screaming or rejecting him. He is so desperate he asks the blind man for him and his family to save him from his loneliness and aloneness. When the family comes in and sees the creature one faints and the others have the same rejection and horror in their faces and responses. The creature realizes that he will never have someone to care…
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