Frankenstein

Frankenstein

In Mary Shelley?s novel Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein and his creation, the monster, possess many similarities and differences. Victor becomes obsessed with the idea of creating the human form and acts upon his interests, but immediately after playing God by creating life, the monster, he becomes scared and leaves the school and returns home. By leaving in fear of his creation the monster faces rejection from his creator and society, pushing him to revenge against his creator?s family.
Victor Frankenstein and the monster share a common characteristic of loneliness, and rejection. Victor Frankenstein did not live a normal, ordinary life. As a young man, Victor was rejected by his fellow peers. Thus he invents the monster hoping the monster will resemble him and therefore hoping he will acquire a mate. Obviously the monster and Victor look nothing alike, putting Victor into a state of depression and fear. Victor created a hideously ugly creature, which draws an unwanted attention towards him. Being rejected by society and his creator the monster seeks a mate. Consequently both the monster and Victor share a common search for a relationship or a spouse.
Victor and the monster both share the same emptiness, the same pain and

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