Frankenstein Quotes Part 2

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QUOTE: "Do you think, Victor," said he, "that I do not suffer also? No one could love a child more than I loved your brother" (tears came into his eyes as he spoke); "but is it not a duty to the survivors, that we should refrain from augmenting their unhappiness by an appearance of immoderate grief? It is also a duty owed to yourself; for excessive sorrow prevents improvement or enjoyment, or even the discharge of daily usefulness, without which no man is fit for society." (78) ANALYSIS: As Victors brother was killed by the creature he created, the remourse victor and his father have towards his death show weakness. Men in society are conditioned to be brought up as brave and protective. While Victors father is letting the death of…show more content…
Men, emotionally, are supposed to remain tough and unweakened by sensative situations. While he becomes aware of this woman, he is emmidiately drawn to her physical appearance. She does not really notice much of him, and he gives in to her beauty and appears and weak and un manly. QUOTE: “No father had watched my infant days, no mother had blessed me with smiles and caresses; or if they had, all my past life was now a blot, a blind vacancy in which I distinguished nothing. From my earliest remembrance I had been as I then was in height and proportion. I had never yet seen a being resembling me, or who claimed any intercourse with me. What was I? The question again recurred, to be answered only with groans.” (109) ANALYSIS: While raising a child, the male of the child is needed to act as the father figure to teach his child to survive and be there for it until it is able to survive on its own. The female, mother, is to nurture and show love towards her child in order for it to grow up living a happy childhood. Without the two role models, a child will grow up not knowing how to live a normal and happy
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