Frankenstein: Love and u. s History Forbidden Essay

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Sabryna Robles
U.S History

Forbidden Knowledge
In the novel, Frankenstein, written by Mary Shelley it can unravel the question, “Why is forbidden knowledge a danger?” This focuses on the outcome of one man's idealistic motives and desires of dabbling with nature, which result in the creation of a horrific creature. There, he is consumed by the desire to discover the secret of life, and after several years of research, becomes convinced that he has found it. When he looks at the monstrosity that he has created, however, the sight horrifies him. Victor Frankenstein exclaims, “How can I describe my emotions at this catastrophe, or how delineate the wretch whom with such infinite pains and care I endeavored to him” (42).
On that same night Victor has these awful emotions going through his head, he runs into the streets, eventually wandering in remorse. He bumps into his friend Henry, taking him back to the apartment, yet to find Frankenstein gone. He then falls to a feverish illness. Just because he needed the comfort of love or affection he didn’t really have to start making things like Frankenstein. From then on, now that the monster has escaped, there is no telling what he’ll do. In Frankenstein, Shelley uses the themes of human relationships and revenge to illustrate the need to be loved by someone. "'I am alone and miserable: man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create" (129).
Sickened by his horrific deed, Victor prepares to return to Geneva, to his family, and to health. Before he leaves his dad notifies him that his young brother William is dead. Victor soon finds out that Frankenstein is getting revenge on him for making him so unattractive and not lovable to the human world. See, this is all victors’ fault he shouldn’t be making that in the first place. Because of this, Frankenstein is so angry that he can’t be fit in the human society and be loved he‘s killing innocent people and even the house maid that was completely innocent. For this, he is…