Mary Shelly´s Frankenstein's "Monster" Essays

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“I do know that for the sympathy of one living being, I would make peace with all. I have a love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes of which you would not believe.” Thy creature is no monster, but a lover, yet when darkness clouds and there is no light to defeat it, any heart shall be devoured. The monstrosity of his figure, yet put the being so simple and so loving, put to shame by the villagers. The creature was more compassionate because he was different, but is a difference the same as a monster. I think not, the creature shall not be conceived as a monster; for even after the murders he has committed, he still feels anguish. Thy creature should by no extent be considered a monster for he was cast …show more content…

Many upon many of times the creature being seized between darkness and the light. He was intelligent enough to know he was wrong to do these murders, and in the resulting end, he rid his horrid sight from the eyes of man. The creature sympathies for whom he does not know.
“I falsely hoped to meet the beings who, pardoning my outward form, would love me for the excellent qualities which I was capable of unfolding.” The creature, so noble, was unable to even access the hearts of man. This being was no monster, but a misunderstood person. The creature wants to make friends, but all turn him away. Even when he save a man’s daughter from drowning, the likes of man tossed him aside as if nothing had happened. He was rewarded with a pain and torture, even after he had received earlier pain from the De Laceys, when he had tried only to help.
“William, Justine, and Henry-they all died by my hands.” Victor claims that all of this is his fault! If so and Victor is the monster, how then can the creature be so? Victor could have prevented all of the murders in this book! The creature committed all of the murders, could you blame him? Forced from the house of man, the creature takes a path that leads to both Father and son’s demise. Frankenstein would so gladly kill his own creation, why would the creature not be glad to kill Frankenstein’s race? That my friend is because the creature is no monster, but a man forced into the darkness, and became one with it.

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