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Frankenstein Vs. The Monster.

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Frankenstein Vs. The Monster At this point in the novel, I sympathize with the monster even though he has become a terrible person. As his creator, Victor Frankenstein should have cared for the monster despite his disgusting appearance. Frankenstein failed to provide the monster with any type of parental guidance and instead ran away from his responsibilities. In the first few hours of his birth, the monster is faced with rejection, even from his creator. If Frankenstein would have guided and nurtured him, then the monster would have never sought revenge on Frankenstein and his family. However, I sympathize mostly with the monster because he is no the one to blame. ...read more.


Frankenstein calls his creation a horrible disaster, which leaves a mark on the monster. The creator leaves him for dead and does not care what happens to the monster. The monster had to learn things by himself like the effects of fire and hunger. The monster learns that fire causes heat but learns that it can burn him sticking his hand in the fire. A good parent will teach a child things about nature and will nurture the child. A good parent will also teach a child the difference between right and wrong. However, Frankenstein leaves his creation for dead and wishes death upon the monster. On the other hand, I need to show some sympathy to Frankenstein and place some of the blame on the monster. ...read more.


The monster finally musters up the courage to talk to Mr. De Lacey, the blind old man. The conversation goes well but when the youngsters enter he is again rejected. Agatha faints and Felix tears away the monster from the old man's feet. Even by those who he cared for so much and who seemed to be so noble, the monster is rejected. Even when he saves a little girls life, her father thanks him by shooting him. The monster is left alone and even contemplates suicide. It is at this point when the monster vows revenge on his creator and declares war on humankind. Frankenstein could have prevented all this by staying with the monster and teaching him right from wrong. Even if others rejected him, the monster could at least have his "father" caring for him. ...read more.

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