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There are many themes in Frankenstein Even though the novel was written and set in a period that was long ago the themes hold true to everyday life There are themes of god desperation responsibility and morals Frankenstien is a timeless novel because people in modern day times can relate to the same issues and problems of Frankenstiens time One theme is of a message in the novel that humans cannot rival god When Victor Frankenstein created a monster without god or conception he rivaled god The story parallels the bible story of Adam and Eve in the story of Adam and Eve god is the perfect and wise creator God decides that he will create human life and does so with his own hands Adam was put in paradise by god without contact or wisdom from any other being he was told by god what was right and what was wrong Adam using his own knowledge took gods word into consideration but inevitably broke his promise with god and ate the apple In Frankenstien Victor represented god and the monster represented Adam The differences are that god created humans from clay and Adam created the monster from chemicals and tissues The monster had no one there to tell him what to and what he should or should not do Victor became sick even before the monster was created he worked so hard that he became a mad scientist The monster like Adam had no contact with humans but because he was the first of that kind created the monster had no contact due to his physical appearance From the monsters perspective there is a theme of desperate times call for desperate measures The monster conveys this theme when he asks Victor for a mate he could not stand living in the world all alone and wanted another of his own kind to share his life with Victor himself even felt
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