Emotional Connection To Victor Frankenstein In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Most people have an emotional connection to their hometown and when they leave it they start their own journey. This is exactly what happened to Victor Frankenstein in the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Victor left his hometown to go to college and by leaving home this instantly set him up for a journey both physically and mentally. Many authors set their story up with a character going to a different area to force their characters into different situations, in this case Mary Shelley set Victor up for a quest to make a creation then to find the Creation.
In the beginning of the story Victor knew that he wanted to further his learning in science leading to him to stay in his hometown but to go to a collection of schools. “I had hitherto