Elizabeth serves as a final hope for Victor even after the deaths of William

Elizabeth serves as a final hope for victor even

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officially slated to marry after the death of Caroline. Elizabeth serves as a final hope for Victor; even after the deaths of William, Justine, and Henry, happiness was still tangible through his future marriage to Elizabeth. This makes it extremely significant when she was murdered by the creature. Suddenly Victor’s final chance at happiness is stripped away, and his only motivation to live is the pursuit of the monster. Frankenstein tampered with nature and received the ultimate punishment: the loss of the one who he most loved. 6. “It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open…” -Victor This quote is significant because it tells of the moment that Frankenstein’s troubles began. From this moment, when the monster comes to life, to the end of the novel, Victor is plagued by the horrors that the monster inflicts upon him. Had Victor not created the creature, or had his ‘experiment’ failed, he would not have lost so many loved ones and endured all the troubles that came with it. 7. "Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world." -Victor Victor is talking about creating the monster and how he had overstepped the bounds of death by thinking that he could overcome death itself. He thought that he could make the world better by overcoming death but instead he made it worse for himself because of the endless torment and loss that the monster caused. 8. "Cursed, cursed creator. Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed?" -the Creature This is the monster asking Victor why he was created. He doesn't understand the purpose of his creation because he is so feared and hated by his own creator and humans at large. The monster is so miserable that he questions why he was even ‘born.’ 9. "How can I describe my emotions at this catastrophe, or how delineate the wretch whom with such infinite pains and care I had endeavored to form?" -Victor This is the first time that the creature is despised by man and the first time his own creator voices his hate for the creature. The quote shows that the reason that the monster acts evil is that he is unloved by all, including his creator. Victor's attitude regarding his own creation causes the creature to hate humans and to hate himself. 10. "You are my creator, but I am your master; obey!" -the Creature The creature signifies Victor's work and this quote shows that Victor's work has consumed him and become his master. While Victor was creating the monster, he devoted his life to the endeavor to the point that he shut out all else around him including his family and friends. The hardship caused by the monster may have been avoidable if Victor could have controlled his devotion to his work.
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