introduction - Frankenstein Essay

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Science is a broad field that covers many aspects of everyday life and existence. Some areas of science include the study of the universe, the environment, dinosaurs, animals, and insects, another popular science is the study of people and how they function. In Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Dr.Victor Frankenstein is an inspiring scientist who studies the dead. He wants to be the first person to give life to a dead human being. He spends all of his time concentrating on this goal, and gives up his family and friends. When he finally accomplishes this, everything falls apart. So, Victor Frankenstein is to blame for the tragedy, not the monster he has created but his alter ego, because he is the mastermind behind the whole operation, and he is supposed to have everything under control.

Although some critics say that the monster Victor has created is to blame for the destruction and violence that follow the experiment, however it is Victor who is the responsible. First, Victor, being the scientist, should have known how to do research on the subject a lot more than he had done. He obviously had not thought of the consequences that may result from it such as the ‘monster’ going crazy, how the monster reacts to people and things, and especially the time it will take him to turn the monster into the perfect normal human being. This is obviously something that would take a really long time and a lot of patience which Victor lacks. All Victor really wants is to be the