The Death Row, By Mary Shelley

1760 Words Apr 18th, 2016 8 Pages
I am only human, many people often use this phrase as an excuse for making mistakes. Each one of us knows and understands what it means to be human. But when it comes to the world of bioethics, theological, and ethical defending what it means to be human or our limits of humanity are very much different. There are many dangerous issues in the world today such as human cloning, stem cell engineering, and weapons of mass destruction, are just a few, these analyzes the role of punishment in society. While too many people say that the death row is unnecessary for criminals convicted of murder since society is equally protected of murder, as having someone on life sentence since they are isolated. Although, the topic is very debatable, in Mary Shelley’s novel, as the monster’s imposition of murder as punishment, increases the chances that this form of punishment may, in fact, not just be all that. The monster’s unforgiving acts suggest that as long as revenge motivates justice, the result of it may be more injustice. Along with the monster’s motivation for revenge against victor, his actions also seem unjust as they try to repay society for rejecting him too. These issues of Victor’s refusal to aid the monster and the monsters rejection are very important regarding social responsibility. The monster commits murder because he is rejected from his creator and society since his appearance is widely different than the people there. Can society be held responsible for the wrongful…
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