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Comparing Victor And The Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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In the novel Frankenstein, Victor and the Monster had the same correlation throughout the entire book. They were always dealing with the same situations. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree, with Victor and the Monster. From nature, family, and living in desolation, they shared an abundance in common.
The nature that Victor and the monster come across is monumental. They are both captured by how some things just look so vibrant. Their relationships are both very strong with nature. Victor exclaimed, “The sea, or rather the vast river of ice, wound among its dependent mountains, whose aerial summits hung over its recesses. Their icy and glittering peaks shone in the sunlight over the clouds. My heart, which was before sorrowful, now swelled with something like joy.” (Shelly 77) Victor was just so captured by the beauty of nature.
When the monster politely asked victor to create another female companion, Victor exclaims, “Shall I create another like yourself, whose joint wickedness might desolate the world`. Begone!” (130) In this vile refusal to the monsters judicious request, Victor dispels his wish to create
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He wishes “to return to the cottagers, whose story excited in such various feelings of indignation, delight, and wonder, but which all terminated in additional love and reverence for protectors…” (106) Even though the monster had never come in contact with the De Lacey family, his ability to feel gingerly love to them is proven because of their kind actions and lavish deeds they do. In doing this, he shows more love for a family he has never even met than his own creator ever have for his family. He also shows superlative love for these protectors by not killing Felix they were fighting. Victor shows that he does not care for his creation after the monster asked him nicely to create a female character and he
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