The monster breaks out of the apartment and runs away the anxiety of his

The monster breaks out of the apartment and runs away

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to life. The monster breaks out of the apartment and runs away, the anxiety of his monster being in public makes Victor become sick, for which he goes into nature to let the natural beauty of the world
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heal him. A little while later, Victor hears that his brother William has been murdered, he is certain that the creature is responsible for his death. Justine, the family servant, takes the blame for this murder and is executed, making Victor’s creation responsible for two murders of people very dear to him. This cause Victor to become ill again and retreat into the mountains for healing. Victor finds his creation in the mountains, and the monster tells Victor the story of his life and requests a female companion. He also tells Victor how he was rejected by the cottagers because of his hideous appearance. Victor agrees to make the monster a companion, but halfway through he destroys the female creature. When the monster finds out that Victor destroyed his companion he vows to be at Victor’s wedding. Victor goes to marry Elizabeth , ready to fight back against the monster when he comes to attack him. The monster decides to kill Elizabeth instead of Victor; the grief of her death causes Victor’s father, Alphonse, to die. After the deaths of Elizabeth and his father, Victor vows to pursue the monster and destroy him. While Victor is hunting the monster down, Walton and his men find him. A few days after finishing telling his story, he passes away. Then the monster appears and is devastated over the death of his creator, and tells Walton he is going to the North Pole to die, as life would be more painful than death, and then sails away on a raft into the sea. Description of the Author’s Style: Mary Shelley uses a frame story, a popular style among Romantic novelists. This name implies that there is an outside story and more stories within it. The purpose of Shelley using a frame story is that it provides the reader with multiple viewpoints and allows for the use of more than one narrator throughout the story line. The reader is able to have viewpoints of both Frankenstein and the creature in the novel. Shelley also uses allusion to other stories and authors in her own novel. This proves that she is well versed in other works of literature and makes her story more interesting and believable, since the allusion are real works of literature. Example that Demonstrates Style and Explanation: Frankenstein is a frame story because of the way Shelley introduces her audience to Walton and then uses Frankenstein telling his story to Walton to bring the reader into the plot of the rest of the story. The first example of allusion is in a letter that Victor wrote to his sister when he says. “… but I shall not kill Albatross.” This is a reference to “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.” Memorable Quotations Quotation (and Speaker): Significance: 1. “Inflamed by pain, I vowed eternal hatred and vengeance towards all mankind.” – the Creature The monster said this when he was shot at by a man in the woods, while trying to save a girl from drowning. The monster was shot at because of his appearance. In this situation, Shelley is
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