Frankenstein Essay | Theme of Loneliness in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Theme of Loneliness in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Summary: Loneliness is an important theme in Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, as the monster, Dr. Frankenstein, and Robert Walton all exhibit it. The monster's loneliness that results from Dr. Frankenstein's abandonment of it lead it to violence and destruction; Dr. Frankenstein quickly realized the horrible creation he has brought upon the earth and retreats into despair and isolation; and Robert Walton develops a friendship with Dr. Frankenstein due to his own isolation.
Themes in Frankenstein

In the novel, Frankenstein, Mary Shelley portrays the theme of loneliness in the monster, Dr. Frankenstein and Robert Walton. Feelings of loneliness usually result in violence particularly between the monster and Dr. Frankenstein. After Dr. Frankenstein abandons his horrific creation, it becomes enveloped with loneliness which eventually causes it to turn to violence. This rage eventually grows to the point where the monster is willing to harm his creator's own family which results in the chase of the monster by Dr. Frankenstein. The novel begins with various letters written to Robert Walton by his sister. This also explores the theme of loneliness because it seems as though Walton has no other companion or friend to write to. Throughout the novel, the theme of loneliness exists in the monster, Dr. Frankenstein and Robert Walton.

From the moment of his creation, the...

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