Frankenstein Vs. The Monster Essays

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Frankenstein Vs. The Monster

At this point in the novel, I sympathize with the monster even though he has become a terrible person. As his creator, Victor Frankenstein should have cared for the monster despite his disgusting appearance.
Frankenstein failed to provide the monster with any type of parental guidance and instead ran away from his responsibilities. In the first few hours of his birth, the monster is faced with rejection, even from his creator. If Frankenstein would have guided and nurtured him, then the monster would have never sought revenge on Frankenstein and his family. However, I sympathize mostly with the monster because he is no the one to blame. I believe with most instances that the parent is the one to
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If the monster would have encountered a family in which the husband was an abusive drunk and the wife beat her children,
Frankenstein would have evolved into a different person.

The monster is hated by every person he encounters. Frankenstein calls his creation a horrible disaster, which leaves a mark on the monster.
The creator leaves him for dead and does not care what happens to the monster. The monster had to learn things by himself like the effects of fire and hunger. The monster learns that fire causes heat but learns that it can burn him sticking his hand in the fire. A good parent will teach a child things about nature and will nurture the child. A good parent will also teach a child the difference between right and wrong. However, Frankenstein leaves his creation for dead and wishes death upon the monster.

On the other hand, I need to show some sympathy to Frankenstein and place some of the blame on the monster. The monster learned much from the time Frankenstein left him in the apartment. The monster kills the boy out of pure revenge against Frankenstein. The monster is disgusted at human nature because of all the killing that occurs between us, yet he still goes ahead and does it himself. He contradicts himself and is a hypocrite.

In his second encounter with a human, the monster enters a home of a shepherd, who with one look at him, runs away in fear and disgust. The monster then enters a
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