If, instead of this remark, my father had taken the pains to explain to me that the principlesof Agrippa had been entirely This quote is from Victor’s narration saying that if his father would have told him more about why he should He sis complaining on his father on not telling him a more cruel and realistic truth that cause him to choose a
exploded, and that a modern system of science had been introduced, which possessed much greater powers than the ancient, because the powers of the latter were chimerical, whilethose of the former were real and practical; under such circumstances, I should certainly have thrown Agrippa aside, and have contented my imagination, warmed as it was, by returning with greater ardourto my former studies.stop thinking about creating an artificial life, he would have chosen a different path rather than creating a monsterthat would cause the tragedy.wrong path. When people are faced with a great fear, tragedy and other negative feelings, they would try to blame on someone so that they would feel better for themselves. Complain of Victor effectively shows this human nature. I see by your eagerness, and thewonder and hope which your eyes express, my friend, that you expect to be informed of the secret with which I am acquainted; that cannot be: listen patiently until the end of my story, and you will easily perceive why I am reserved upon that subject.He is telling Walton not to be excited about what Victor hadlearned because the story he is going to say is going to be a story with no hope.This also effectively informs the readers that Mary Shelley is not going to tell a story of the discovery yet the result ofthe discovery. I not in deed, but in effect was the true murder.This is part of Victor’s narration after creature had murder his family. I thought that it is worthy to note it because it is telling the thought of Victor on the murder in a few yet significance sentence.His is blaming himself for themurder because he is the one who made the creature. In other words, he is the one who made a reason so that William and Justine are assassinated. He is feeling responsibility and guilty for the crimes. Which is the otherprospect of the people who made a person to be isolated or the consequences of them emotionally.Unfeeling, heartless creator! You had endowed me with perceptions and passions and then cast me abroad an objectfor the scorn and horror of mankind.This is the quote that the creature said to Victor complaining about Victor making him with hard work than abandoned him. He is complaining about victor making the creature a monster to the human. This clearly shows the emotion of the creature being lone in the human society thatcalls him “a monster” and fears him. Also, by blaming on his creator, the creature shows that he is blaming his creator for his irresponsible actions.
- Summer '17
- Jane SMith
- Frankenstein, Victor, creature