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Between the two novels Paradise Lost and Frankenstein there are many striking similarities What makes these two books so wonderful to read is the authors ability to write about the ultimate struggle the struggle between God and Satan or Good and Evil The characters in Paradise Lost and in Frankenstein seem to be very similar to one another God and Victor Frankenstein have many similarities One of their similarities is that they are both creators of new life The monster Victors creation also shows remarkable similarities but not with God The monster shows similarities with Satan and Adam At first these characters seem very plain and tasteless but as the stories go on and the characters become deeper beings the interest in them quickly picks up As creators of another creature God and Victor Frankenstein are very similar to one another but at the same time they also have their differences In Frankenstein Victors childhood appears to be the ultimate reality Victors family is one of the most distinguished families in his birth town of Genevese Victors parents are kind and Victor has many friends that surround him The pleasantness of Victors childhood is much like how Milton portrays the Garden of Eden before Satan enters Both settings are pure happy and filled with love While the beginning settings of both of these novels are similar the characters themselves are also a lot alike Paradise Lost and Frankenstein are both stories of creators and their creations In Frankenstein Victor is the creator of what is known as the monster In Miltons Paradise Lost God is the all-mighty creator of Satan Adam and Eve Unlike God though Victor has a choice to become God-like Victor holds the power to create just as God does but Victors power is only present through science By choosing science Victor Frankenstein seems to become God Victor gives existence to something that was once inexistent which gives him a God complex
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