Frankenstein and His Creation Gone Wrong: Who is the real victim anyway?
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein explores a wide variety of themes, and raises some serious ethical issues. One such issue that comes up time and time again is that of who the real monster is. Is the monster Dr. Victor Frankenstein or is it indeed his dastardly creation? Through a variety of literary devices such as diction, symbolism, and narrative, Shelley delves deeper and deeper into the heart of story and in the end makes it clear just who is the monster and who is the victim.
To separate the monster and the victim it is wise to define the terms, for both terms are quite loosely used in…
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