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The presentation of Frankenstein in chapters 11 16

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The presentation of Frankenstein in chapters 11 - 16 The novel, Frankenstein is a story about a man who went to great extent to defy the laws of nature. His greatest desire; to create a being from scratch, one who will cheat its way out of the hands of death and diseases, one who never has to die or lose a loved one, a superior being, one that will revolutionise humankind. The author of this novel was a young woman named Mary Shelley who wrote the story at a youthful age of 19. ...read more.


the likeness of man, but larger than average and more powerful with powers and attributes no human could ever possess, kind of like taking the role of God into his own hands. Miraculously, he is successful with his creation, but due to hasty decisions, he rejects it. This he comes to regret later on, as one by one each of his family members die at the hands of the being who is driven by anger and revenge, until the only person left alive is Victor Frankenstein. Up until chapter 11, we hear from only Victor his impression of the monster. ...read more.


We learn how the monster fights great hardship and suffering, yet still had the longing to learn the nature of human beings and the world around him. This causes conflict between the two received impressions and radically challenges our views of the monster. Before we hear the creature's side to the story, we need to be aware of what Victor thinks of his creation. When the creature is first brought to life, Victor is taken aback horrifically by the physical appearance of the creature. "Breathless horror and disgust filled my heart". Victor thought his creation would be a successful project with beauty as a feature; this is because he specifically chose parts of the body from beautiful people. But the creature was totally opposite. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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