Monster Crowning Essay

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In Frankenstein, the reader is presented with two main characters of which are both monsters. Nevertheless one must be crowned as the true monster. The Creature is a monster who posses the free will and consciousness of a human. Victor is a human being trying to play God. They both have felt pain and anger; they were driven to do unspeakable things. However one is worse than the other.
Before Victor goes off to college, his mother dies which leaves him distraught. Subsequently he became infatuated with death and the idea of bringing life back. He said, "To examine the causes of life, we must first have recourse to death" ( Shelley Chtr 4). Slowly, he became a monster engulfed in his own ...view middle of the document...

He feels joy when he watches the family in the cottage; he also is frightened when the family comes after him when he approaches the blind man. He feels the misery and despair of being lonely. If he walks, talks, feels emotion, and acts like a human, then he must be one with conscience.
Of his own free will which was given to him by Victor, he commits the crimes of murder. He is fully aware of what he has done and to the extent that he says after killing William,"I too can create desolation; my enemy is not invulnerable; this death will carry despair to him, and a thousand other miseries shall torment and destroy him" (Shelley Chtr 16). He kills people with intention of hurting Frankenstein. The Creature is selfish and demanding when he wants a mate. He is the monster who murders.
In my opinion, the true monster is the Creature. He not only is a cold blood killer but he also finds joy in it. He has his own cognitive ability to known what he is doing and why thus there is no doubt that he is not being forced to commit such horrible...

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