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and rather depressed. But the one thing thatlifts his mood is being surrounded by nature. Ibelieve the author describes it in this way soreaders can understand the significance andimportance of nature to not only the authors ofthe romantic period, but to people in general.And how nature, in a way, can help heal thosewho are hurt.Characterization"Natural philosophy is the genius that hasregulated my fate; I desire therefore in thisnarration, to state those facts that led to mypredictions for that science.” (Shelley. 24)This quote is very significant in the fact that itshows that Victor’s intelligence andcuriousness, his need for knowledge, is whatled him to the creation of the monster. He wentfrom a love of science to something muchdeeper, a love of something very unordinaryand dangerous. The passage is Victorreminiscing on his childhood, it is not a sad norhappy mood, but rather just thinking back –thinking back onto what caused his abnormallove.Setting
“Morning, dismal and wet, at length dawned,and discovered to my sleepless and aching eyes