Essays On Ambition In Frankenstein

“Frankenstein” is a science fiction novel written by Mary Shelley.

It revolves around a young boy named Victor Frankenstein who had an obsession with death and through this obsession he was able to create life from nothing.

During Justine’s trial Victor laments “It was to be decided whether the result of my curiosity and lawless devices would cause the death of two of my fellow beings: one a smiling babe full of innocence and joy, the other far more dreadfully murdered, with every aggravation of infamy that could make the murder memorable in horror” (ch.

8) Even when facing the death of an innocent such as Justine, Victor remains silent.

After creating life he is however terrified and disgusted of how it looks and he decides to abandon it without giving it a name as its physical appearance is scary and nothing at all as he expected.

He therefore tries to live a normal life and makes an effort to forget his own creation.Justine the boys nanny was tried and found guilty fro the murder and executed.When Frankenstein arrives he saw the creature in the woods and knew that the monster had killed his brother and placed his mother’s locket on the sleeping nanny.The monster then travels to Geneva and meets a little boy called William in the woods, where he hopes that the young boy who is not yet corrupted by the views of older people and the world will accept him as he is.The monster is however wrong and when the Frankenstein sees it; he hurls invectives infuriating the monster.The monster murders Clerval and implicates Frankenstein.Frankenstein is acquitted and he returns home to marry his cousin Elizabeth, who is murdered on their wedding night by the monster as part of the monsters revenge.Frankenstein, troubled and heavily burdened by anguish and self reproach for creating the monster that caused so much devastation, he flees to the mountains to find peace.After a while alone, the monster approaches Frankenstein, who tries to kill it.Shackled with guilt, Victor and his remaining family journey to their home at Belrive.In an attempt to clear his mind, Victor goes alone to Montanvert.


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