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Victors Creation In Mary Shelleys Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein creates a monster When Victor sees the hideous creature he has made he abandons it Throughout the novel we learn that the monster is not as bad as it appears it actually has human emotions Although the monsters image invokes fear into anyone he encounters his generosity human feelings and desire for love contradict his image Although victor intended for his creation to be beautiful picking only the best parts When the creature was given life Victors hopes were crushed The monster had yellow skin that Scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath42 Overall the creature was disgusting and hideous with yellow skin shriveled complexion and black lips Because of his appearance he was treated badly by everyone he met even Victor his creator The creature was even afraid of itself as said in this quote But how I was terrified when I viewed myself in a transparent pool99 Overall the monster was so hideous that any display of generosity or even emotion would be a strong contrast to his appearance When the monster is narrating his life to Victor he shows many examples where the creature experiences human emotion The first example comes from when he was first created It was dark when I awoke it felt cold also and half- frightened as it were instinctively finding myself so desolate87 This quote shows that ever since the creature was created it felt emotion Another display of emotion comes when he views himself in a puddle When I became fully convinced that I was in reality the monster that I am I was filled with the bitterest sensation of despondence and mortification99 This shows that the monster knew not what it was and when it realized it was a monster it was it felt strong emotions Another human trait of Victors creation is its generosity One example comes from when he was learning to read
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