The Real Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Frankenstein Analysis

Victor Frankenstein is a man who has an extreme obsession with natural sciences and life itself. Victor later crosses over boundaries of science that humans should not pursue, which Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein intended. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is an amazing book that should be read in schools to show what mankind is capable of and what the world can do to stop it.

Throughout Frankenstein, there were moments where the detail of the story really dragged on and required attention. Though there were multiple over explained parts, the significance of the story and the message behind it was well worth the boring parts. The specific parts that dragged on were only there because without them there would not be any context, for
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He turned on hearing a noise, and perceiving me, shrieked loudly, and quitting the hut, ran across the fields with a speed of which his debilitated form hardly appeared capable”(p.102). The previous quote shows that if someone is different, it doesn’t matter what their personality is like it only matters what they look on the outside. Mary Shelley’s real world stereotypes should be taught and read to students today to teach them that it doesn’t matter what a person looks like, all that matters is their personality. As for Victor’s creature he may have been hideous, but his attitude towards the world was more passionate than any human which is important to learn about,” I had admired the perfect forms of my cottagers their grace, beauty, and delicate complexions…”(p.112). Victor’s creature was so articulate and caring about his fellow cottagers that he expressed great love and explained their beauty as previously