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Liz Kemph H English III 1200 Pd 5 The Monster and Mr Hyde Although Victor Frankensteins Monster and Dr Jekylls Mr Hyde have traits that make them seem similar there are also many distinct differences that the two characters possess that enable us to see clearly that these two characters are not alike These two creations vary in creators identity and appearance as well as the personal circumstances that they were dealt When Frankenstein had the idea to create the monster his intentions were to create a being that would achieve his goal of creating a whole new life while Dr Jekyll intends to not create a new identity but rather isolate an aspect of his own Mans evil nature was portrayed as a portion of his total makeup and showed that the evil portion will often express itself more forcefully and powerfully than do the other aspects which can also be true for the monster although unlike Mr Hyde the monster was a victim of circumstance At the beginning Dr Frankenstein lives for the monster He cares about only this taskand forgets everybody and everything that he had before his infatuation with creating began he invested time and effort into making this being that he focuses on each part and makes him anatomically correct to every finger toe and nerve This concentration in making the monster live is a direct contrast to his wish after he sees the ugliness of his creation He cared not for the monster directly after its birth and traveled to all extents to hunt and destroy this monster going through forests mountains and glaciers and depriving himself of people food and sleep While both characters are the antagonists of the novels the monster unlike Mr Hyde has no
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