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The Creators Faults in the Creation Often the actions of children are reflectiveof the attitudes of those who raised them In the novel Frankenstein Orthe Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelly Dr Victor Frankenstein is the solebeing that can take responsibility for the creature that he has createdas he is the only one that had any part in bringing it into being Whilethe actions of the creation are the ones that are the illegal and deadlytheir roots are traced back to the flaws of Frankenstein as a creator Many of Frankensteins faults are evident in the appearance of his creationIt is described as having yellow skin dark black hair eyes sunk into theirsockets and black lips Shelly 56 Frankenstein having chosen the partsfor his creature is the only one possible to blame for its appearance MartinTropp states that the monster is designed to be beautiful and loving itis loathsome and unloved 64 Clearly it is Frankensteins lack of foresightin the creation process to allow for a creature that Frankenstein had selectedhis features as beautiful 56 to become something which the very sightof causes its creator to say breathless horror and disgust filled my heart56He overlooks the seemingly obvious fact that ugliness is the natural resultwhen something is made from parts of different corpses and put togetherWere he thinking more clearly he would have noticed monsters hideousness Another physical aspect of the monster which shows a fault in Frankensteinis its immense size The reason that Frankenstein gives for creating so largea creature is his own haste He states that As the minuteness of the partsformed a great hinderance to my speed I resolved contrary to my firstintention to make a being gigantic in stature 52 Had Frankensteinnot had been so rushed to complete his project he would not have had to dealwith such a physically intimidating creature Tropp however states that ambitionmay have had a role in the size of the creation He says that
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