Frankenstein Analysis of Major Characters

Victor Frankenstein

History of the life of Victor Frankenstein is the heart of Frankenstein. A child in Switzerland grew up in Geneva reading the works of ancient and outdated alchemists, a background that is sick, when he attended the University of Ingolstadt. There he learned of modern science and in a few years, teachers of all that their teachers have to teach him. He fascinated by the “secret of life,” he discovered, and brings a hideous monster to life. The monster proceeds to kill the younger brother’s best friend Victor and his wife, he also indirectly causes the death of two innocents, including Victor’s father. Though torn by remorse, shame and guilt, Victor refuses to admit to anyone the horror of what he created, and see the consequences of his creative act spiraling out of control.

Victor changes over a young man fascinated by the novel perspectives innocent of science into a disillusioned man, guilty, determined to destroy the fruits of his arrogant scientific attempt. Whether because of his wish to reach the divine power of creating a new life or his rejection of the public arena in which science usually done, Victor doomed by a lack of humanity. This is the World Cup and, finally, fully committed to the obsession of revenge on the monster animal.

At the end of the novel, having chased his creation ever to the north, Victor tells his story to Robert Walton and then dies. The company’s product portfolio includes a series of narrators, and so many different perspectives, the novel leaves the reader with the color contrast interpretations of Victor: classic mad scientist, breaking all boundaries without concern, or a reckless adventurer, unexplored countries scientific, held responsible for the consequences of his explorations.


The Monster

The monster is the creation of Victor Frankenstein, assembled from old body parts and strange chemicals, animated by a mysterious spark. It takes life to eight feet high and mighty, but with the head of a newborn. Abandoned by his creator and confused, he tries to integrate into society, only escaped the universal. Looking in the mirror, he is aware of its grotesque physical aspect of his personality that blinds society to his initially gentle, kind nature. Seeking revenge against his Creator, he kills Victor’s younger brother. After Victor destroys, his work on the female monster meant to ease the loneliness of the monster, the monster’s best friend and murder of Victor and his new wife.

While Victor feels the absolute hatred of his creation, the monster shows that it is purely evil. Monster eloquent narration of events (as always by Victor) reveals his remarkable sensitivity and benevolence. Attend a group of poor peasants and saves a girl from drowning, but because of its appearance, rewarded only with beatings and disgust. Torn between the desire for revenge and compassion, the monster ends up lonely and tormented by remorse. Even the death of its creator became self-destructive offers only bittersweet relief: joy because Victor has caused so much suffering, sadness because Victor is the only person that had a relationship.


Robert Walton

Letters Walton to his sister forms a frame around the main narrative, tragic story of Victor Frankenstein. Walton captains’ North Pole-bound ship trapped between the ice sheets. While waiting for the ice to melt, he and his crew take Victor, weak and emaciated from his long chase after the monster. Victor gets a little ‘, Walton tells the story of his life, and then dies. Walton regrets the death of a man with whom he felt strong and meaningful friendships are starting to form.

Walton serves as conduit through which the reader hears the story of Victor and his monster. Also plays a role that parallels Victor in many ways. Like Victor, Walton is an explorer, chasing “the land of eternal light” knowledge without a teacher. The influence of Victor on him is paradoxical: one moment he exhorts men near Walton rebels to keep the way with courage, in defiance of danger, the next day he acts like a pathetic example of the dangers of heedless scientific ambition. In its final decision to end his pursuit treacherous, serving as a foil Walton (someone whose traits or actions contrast with the increase and by another character) to Victor, or obsessive enough to risk death and almost certainly not brave enough to let his passion for the ride.

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