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Suffering in Mary Shelley's "frankenstein"

Summary: In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein creates a monster without thinking much about the consequences. In effect, the monster escapes and is loose in the world. He is shunned from society because of his hideous appearance. The reason behind the creature's suffering and many others' suffering in the novel can be attributed to secrets. Therefore we can say that secrets cause physical, societal and psychological suffering.
In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein creates a monster without thinking much about the consequences. In effect, the monster escapes and is loose in the world. He is shunned from society because of his hideous appearance. The reason behind the creature's suffering and many others' suffering in the novel can be attributed to secrets. Therefore we can say that secrets cause physical, societal and psychological suffering.

To begin, secrets lead to physical suffering in Frankenstein. The death of William, Victor's brother, causes suffering throughout the Frankenstein family. This death was the fault of Victor Frankenstein's monster. Frankenstein chose to keep this creature a secret, thus preventing anyone from stopping this needless bloodshed other than Frankenstein himself. The "inexplicable" death of William led to Justine, Victor's sister through adoption, being tried and convicted as the murderer. Victor did not testify saying she was innocent...

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