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The classic idea of a man trying to create an another human being from scratch in order to achieve something great is one that is portrayed in both literature and film In Mary Shellys Frankenstein a theme of creation with no compassion for personal gain without thinking about the implications is portrayed through the eyes of Victor and his monstrous creation In the film Edward Scissors Hands this idea of creation with capassion is played out much the same as it is in Frankenstein but in this film a creature is made for companionship of the creator and the creator is more loving as a result As a result of the two different motives of the creators the creatures develop different personalities and these personalities affect the rest of their livesMary Shelly portrays Victor to be an obsessed and over achieving scientist who wants to create this being because no has ever done it before But Victor does not take into account the implications of creating a super human from pieces of other bodies Through out Victors childhood he was very interested in all aspects of science from the working of nature to the laws and properties of physics and chemistry As he grew older he grew more introverted and buried in his work When he started to assemble his super human he was all consumed and did not actually think about what he was doing this resulted in a less than well thought out plan Victor had failed to think about how the rest of the world would perceive this being that had never made before Would they embrace it condemn it or just plain ignores it Victor was just thinking about himself and how he could further science for his own gain Once his creation was finished and victor gave life to him he did not know what to expect and when the creature turned out to be a hideous monster he thought
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