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Morality is nothing in the abstract nature of things but is entirely relative to the sentiment or mental perspective of each particular being Victor Frankensteins immoral responsibility and unrestrained irrationality urges him to ostracize his creature who in turn unleashes his wrath and anger upon humanity In contrast Geoffrey Canadas broader concern towards the children compels him to welcome those that have been abandonedIn both the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and the documentary Waiting for Superman by Davis Guggenheim moral obligation is portrayed in two ways Victors lack of conscience is displayed through his inability to confess to his wrongs and inappropriate judgments towards his creature After the murder of his brother William Justine had already confessed her guilt But Victor the true murderer felt the never-dying worm alive in his bosom Anguish and despair penetrated into the core of Victors heart He bore a hell within him which nothing could extinguish Shelley 72 74-75 Victor knows what has happened to his brother and his melancholy interdicts him from admitting what he has done because he does not want to be portrayed as a lunatic even though his family is suffering When Justine is about to be executed he does not have the conscience to admit to his crimes Victors cowardice impedes him from helping his friends in their time of need at his own expense He is displaying his inhumane nature because of his inability to admit responsibility for what he creates Victor is unable to do this so the creature ends up murdering a child that Victor should be responsible for Victor also rudely judges the creature in ways that he should not be judged T he filthy demon to whom I had given a life Alas I had turned loose into the world a depraved wretch whose delight was in carnage and misery 63 Victor inconsiderately judges the creature in ways that he has no right to judge
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