Frankenstein Essay | The Pursuit of Knowledge

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The Pursuit of Knowledge

Summary: In the Mary Shelly's Frankenstein she has two charcter that show some of the same characteristics of wanting to help mankind and be famous. Victor frankenstein wants to end death and Robert Walton wants to find a path across the North Pole to help with traveling. Both of these characters gave up alot but at what cost?

The Pursuit of Knowledge

In Mary Shelly's Frankenstein she portrays two characters that have the same characteristics and personalities. These two characters are Victor Frankenstein and Robert Walton. Each of these characters has dreams of greatness and a plan to bring it about. Yet, the visions, thoughts, and actions of both men of both men followed similar patterns. Both Frankenstein and Walton undertake a journey to greatness, but at what cost? Sometimes the pursuit of knowledge requires a higher price than one can pay.

According to Patricia Neal,." well-educated men chose to explore the unknown and expand mankind's knowledge of the universe." Robert Walton has this desire for knowledge and a thirst for the unknown. In Walton's letters he tells his sister that he hopes to help humanity and to be well known someday by finding a passage through the North Pole that would cut travel...

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