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In what ways does Mary Shelley make you sympathise with the Monster?

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In what ways does Mary Shelley make you sympathise with the Monster? In this Essay I will attempt to explain how Shelley uses her literary techniques for instance Shelley uses the weather for her dramatic effect of what is or going to happen. Shelley also gives other characters narrative so that we can see from everyone's side or point of view and in which also allows us to have our own opinions. The Monster is seen as a complexed character because Shelley does not want to leave him out just because he is seen, as a dumb ugly monster that doesn't now right to wrong doesn't mean he has to act or be like one. This story of Frankenstein was set in England, Victorian Times in 1880. The monster is shown evil because of the way he looks, acts and smells he could or may have been as a monster because of his abnormal strength and speed. ...read more.


views of him, so why should he be any different to them they are different cause they are man who were the people in the first place to give him the idea that mankind is cruel not just to him but each other as well. The monsters request or more like a demand, it is a responsible request in some ways like for an example; the nurture and love from another, and if he takes that privilege away from him it's like taking a child from his parents, but it is also a danger for Victor and everyone else. In Victor's eyes (from his views) he can only see the destruction of man for an example; the monster can grow a population of killing machines and what if he comes back when she dies asking for another. Shelley uses another literary technique, of were she shows us an example of what the monster has missed out on his life by showing us the nurture and caring from another family. ...read more.


his friends and family, and this is were I feel sorry not for Victor but for those who were killed by the monsters hands because they did not no much or even anything or even had nothing to do with the monster. In conclusion to part of title "do you sympathise with the monster?" my answer is that I do feel sympathy with the monster most of the time of where he has had no real life of any sort or found out why he was created or who he was. The time of when I didn't feel sorry for the monster but angry with him is were he was going round killing people for the fun or pleasure of making an example of Victor. I never felt any sympathy for Victor any time in the book because he has had a life that not many people get to explore in and again I didn't feel sorry for him especially when he was trying to play God. Written by Christopher Clark Cla0169 ...read more.

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