• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month


Extracts from this document...


FRANKENSTEIN TERM TEST II 2009 What goes wrong once Victor dares to apply his understanding of "animation" to material substance -- i.e. to a human body? How, that is, do his methods and material underscore and embody the grotesqueness of his quest? When he speaks of the Being he has created, what kind of language does he employ? This classic novel by Mary Shelley revolves around the idea of the creator, Victor Frankenstein, and the created, the monster. The plot is unique in the sense where the created, rebels against its master, Victor, sparking of a long and painful struggle to be the ruler of the other. ...read more.


Unfortunately, upon the completion of the monster, Victor is immediately repulsed by the creature's horrendous features and abandons it. Enraged, the monster eventually returns, resenting his creator for causing him loneliness to the point where he avenged himself by taking the lives of his creator's loved ones. Victor's quest to give life and perhaps bringing happiness into the world ironically ends with him being robbed of the lives of his friends and family. To bestow life upon an inanimate object, Victor had to "prepare a frame for the reception of it". ...read more.


When he speaks of the Being he has created, Victor is at first fearful and attempts to deny any involvement in its creation. However as the plot progresses and Victor's loved ones are murdered, he becomes enraged and curses its existence. This is clearly seen from his agitation when speaking to the magistrate near the end of the book because of his resentment towards the creature. "My rage is unspeakable, when I reflect that the murderer, whom I have turned loose upon society, still exists." From then on, Victor thus devotes himself to pursuing the creature in the hopes of finally destroying it. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Miscellaneous section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Miscellaneous essays


    It also depicts a more accurate version of the story as it is written as a first person perspective instead of a third person narrative.


    This shows that Gwendolen thinks Cecily is unfashionable. The way Gwendolen uses the words "anymore" and, "Nowadays" shows that she thinks Cecily does not know what the latest fashion is. Cecily then "[cuts a very large slice of cake.]" On the surface Cecily is doing a nice thing here but

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work