Metaphor In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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After creating such a monster, Victor begins having trouble with sleeping, conveying his constant missry and helplessness accompanied with having inescapable thoughts. Victor begins to be “disturbed by the wildest dreams” since creating the monster expressing the deep level of regret that overcomes his mind. In one particular dream, Victor sees Elizabeth “in the bloom of health,” a metaphor for when flowers of such beauty are at their best, vibrant with life and full of color but quickly this dream goes dark as Victor goes to embrace and kiss Elizabeth, she “became livid with the hue of death”, a metaphor similar to the kiss of death that symbolizes the unfortunate fate and bad luck accompanied with Victor, as he begins to believe he ruins

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