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The Torment of Guilt

Summary: Examines Mary Shelly's gothic novel, Frankenstein. Analyzes the character of Victor, the protagonist. Describes how his ability to create life leads only to the destruction of life.
Mary Shelly's Frankenstein gives Victor, the protagonist, a God like ability, which, is to be able to create life. His gift or his curse lead only towards affecting third-parties lives as well as Victor Frankenstein life. Victor was not only responsible for creating life; he is also responsible for the destruction of life due to his creation.

In chapter five the reader is able to see a creation of Victor Frankenstein coming to life He was able to give life to an unanimated character. "I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open; it breathed hard in a convulsive motion agitating its limb (42, ch5)." Victor put time (nearly two years), devoting and vigorous work into a creature, only to infuse life into that inanimate creature. He loved the creature and when the creature came to life his glee quickly fade. "The beauty of the dream...

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