Analysis Of ' The True Monster '

1482 Words Feb 8th, 2016 6 Pages
Elisabeth Garcia Citalan
B. Roy
ENL 10B
8 Feb. 2016
The True Monster
The idea of do not judge a book by a cover comes into play in the novel, Frankenstein, because it consists of a creature who is exiled from human civilization because of his grotesque appearance. The creature is never given a chance to justify his actions, and is expected to live his life as outsider without a community. In reality the creature is immediately judged based upon his appearance, and not the content of his character, which is the thing that should be evaluated. The creature soul is pure, and beautiful that it is overlooked because of this physique. The creature is the victim of Frankenstein’s own demons. Frankenstein, the creator, follows his own obsession to discover the secret to life by placing life into a non-living body. He shows no hesitation. Power and pride appears to brainwash his mind, that he overlooks all possible consequences. He is the definition of monstrosity because he is vain, and simply thinks about himself, and what he wants to achieve like power in this instance. Thirst for power is an ugly characteristic that begins one’s path in being a monster because it consumes your life, and blinds you from doing the right thing. I aim to convince the reader that the novel, Frankenstein, presents ugliness as the general makeup of monstrosity, but I am going to argue that the creature does not fit this characteristic internally, and Frankenstein does through his demeanor.…
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