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Mary Shelleys Frankenstein develops the theme of alienation and isolation which in result shows the reader in detail the societys assumptions and moral values Throughout the elaborate novel the creature Victor Frankenstein created is the main focus of alienation Some writers say that this theme of alienation originate from a variety of elements such as Mary Shelleys father William Godwin who believed that if one is to be isolated they will turn violent This theme is particularly important because it really shows us the moral beliefs and values of society Throughout the novel there are three main events that portray societys beliefs which include the creature being attacked by villagers Felixs violently aggression towards the creature and the man who shot the creature After escaping from Victors apartment the creature roams in the woods The creature finds a village and decided to investigate a little more The creature knows that it might be risky going into the village but he is tempted by hunger Right when the benign and unschooled creature put in his foot in the first little hut the villagers screamed and ran away This was followed brutal attacks by some of the villagers Stones and other projectiles were thrown at the creature and he was badly bruised The whole village was roused some fled some attacked me until grievously bruised by stones and many other kinds of missile weapons This quote shows us that society judged the poor creature based on the way he looked yellow skinwatery eyesstraight black lips The first reaction by the villagers was to run from a ugly looking monster No one in the village not one person tried to speak or communicate with the creature even though the creature did not signify any body language that portrayed aggression They did not even quietly observe the creature they only ran away and attacked This shows us how prejudice and quick to judge society can be Moreover this is
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