A characters surroundings

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A characters surroundings, fellow characters and interests can influence their behaviors. Many characters are pressured by their family members, as Granny, the main character in Porter’s “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall”, and Victor in Shelley’s Frankenstein . Others, such as Jim in Cather’s “The Sculptor’s Funeral”, are affected by the people who populate their town. These statements are proved through Victor Frankenstein in Frankenstein , Granny in “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall”, and Jim Laird in “The Sculptors Funeral”. Victor, the main character in Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein is a prime example of the aforementioned thesis. Dr. Frankenstein feels pressured by his family’s previous achievements. “My ancestors had been for many years counselors and syndics, and my father had filled several public situations with honor and reputation.” (Shelley 27). Frankenstein feels much pressure to be as reputable as his father and his father’s fathers. Frankenstein was given much every opportunity to excel, from both his
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course HIS 113 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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