Victor Frankenstein did know right from wrong as well however his personality

Victor frankenstein did know right from wrong as well

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Victor Frankenstein did know right from wrong as well, however his personality was that of a person that was not cold, but instead he was loving, yet he was someone who did awful things and did not take responsibly for his actions. For example; “I perceived a figure which stole from behind a clump of trees near me: I stood fixed, gazing intently: I could not be mistaken. When Victor Frankenstein saw, “a flash of lightning that illuminated an object, and discovered its shape plainly to me; its gigantic stature, and the deformity of its aspect,” instantly informed him that it was the creature, to whom Victor Frankenstein had created. Soon after Frankenstein questioned himself regarding the creature, then he was convinced that the creature was the true murderer of William, yet he kept it a secret and did not do anything about it. As a result, the creature claimed another victim in Justine Moritz. Victor Frankenstein, was obviously a brilliant scientist to do what he had done, all on his own, and by getting all of the pieces in place to execute such a plan, would suggest a person of great intelligence. In comparison, the creature also proved that he had intelligence enough to match wits with Victor Frankenstein. A good example of the creature’s intelligence is at the moment when he attempted to frame Victor Frankenstein for a murder that he committed, by leaving a body of a man on the shore where he calculated that Victor Frankenstein would soon appear in pursuit of the creature. The lifeless form of Henry Clerval stretched before me, he said, then he exclaimed; “Have my murderous machinations deprived you also, my dearest
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Henry, of life?” Victor Frankenstein was cleared for the murder of Henry Cerval, after some witnesses had come forward and were questioned. A very interesting thing about this story is that, when you consider both Victor Frankenstein and the creature were hiding everything that they had done, their similarities were uncanny. As Victor Frankenstein had done while creating his creature, the creature was inclined to move in the dark of night to travel and procure food and drink. The creature did try to move
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