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How does the play Frankenstein lead the audience to have sympathy/lack of sympathy for the Monster?

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´╗┐How does the play Frankenstein lead the audience to have sympathy/lack of sympathy for the Monster? In the play of Frankenstein the audience has mixed feelings for the Monster as he has done many sympathetic actions in the play, but the Monster has also done many things to cause a lack of sympathy, although it may be thought that he was reacting to the human?s murderous doings. The audience may believe that it was Frankenstein?s fault of making a savage creature, but was this beast as terrorizing as people think? Throughout the play the Monster has created a sympathetic atmosphere for the audience, as he said ?The only l thing I knew was pain?, this may cause the audience to sympathize with the Monster. ...read more.

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how heartless the Monster can be, but the villagers in the play may of caused this as the Monster says ?It was that I wanted love ?this shows that the people rejected him and hurt him, hence causing the Monster to be thought as heartless. The Monster has a lot of hatred for Frankenstein which is shown throughout the play as the Monster has done many things too hurt Frankenstein, ?I killed your brother, and I laughed.? This caused a big effect on the audience making them lose sympathy with the Monster. In the play the audience feels more sympathy for the Monster then the audience feeling a lack of sympathy as the Monster has not done many unforgiveable things as the characters in the play ...read more.

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Also, this causes the Monster to do the cruel things that make the audience lose sympathy for him ?He?s killed Monsieur de Clerval-shoot! Shoot!? this is just one of the many times that the Monster has reacted to the other characters actions causing him to be thought as a bad character. The play Frankenstein has been a very good book, it helps you to develop your skills of; quotations, evaluating, deciding on different quotations on sympathy/no sympathy. I think that the audience mostly sympathizes with the Monster. The play /book version of Frankenstein is very different to the Hollywood film as in the book the audience has more sympathy for the Monster but in the film the Monster is seen as a savage beast. ...read more.

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