for another creation, but Victor’s desire of Elizabeth put a rage in the creature to come after her. Mary Shelley uses another character archetype of the creature of nightmare. Victor Frankenstein spent countless hours and hard work on creating life out of a corpse. When his creation came to life, he was disgusted and disappointed on how hideous and horrifying the creature was. He wasn’t aware of the birth defects and the abnormal strength the creature would be born with. Victor abandoned his creation, and left him to be alone when he first felt life which would ultimately construct the creature to become evil because of people’s outlook on him and the loneliness he would constantly feel especially from his own creator. When the creature first encountered with humans, they began to beat him causing the creature to become violent and confused. Everyone who saw the creature was frightened and wanted nothing to do with him. The creature became even more furious and evil when he read Victor’s thoughts as stated “I sickened as I read. `Hateful day when I received life!' I exclaimed in agony. `Accursed creator! Why did you form a monster so hideous that even YOU turned from me in disgust” (Shelley 94). The creature already felt abandoned by Victor, his creator, but this quote proved to the creature
Worth 4 the disgust he felt from Victor was true. The creature murdered and went after several people who Victor was close to. “But the monster only promises to immolate himself. For Werther , death completes love’s selfish sacrifice. It both ruptures and completes the narcissistic fantasy of unity, attenuating the divine at the expense of life” states an expert (Leader). The creature wants to endure love and affection, but all he receives is horrifying reactions from all humanity. He feels lost, abandoned, and despaired because no one will acknowledge his existence unless he commits evil deeds. He felt this way until a blind cottager invited the creature in to listen to his story, but the rest of the cottagers soon came back and saw the hideous nightmare. One cottager fainted while another one beat the monster until he left. Later on, the creature came back to the cottage only to find out they all left; leaving him once again to feel lost, abandoned, and despaired. All the abandonment leads the creature to become outraged in anger and hatred causing gruesome violence. Victor’s creation is a nightmare that per takes in evil crimes by murdering and hurting innocent people; not just once but several times. The creature was
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