Character analysis the main character in frankenstein by mary shelly

The novel opens with letters from Rober Walton to his sister. The monster observes a family in a cottage in the forest and becomes their secret helper. Justine Moritz The housekeeper for the Frankenstein family. De Lacey, Felix, Agatha, and Safie. He even receives a present, in the form of Elizabeth Lavenza, from his parents.

The monster, in addition, has no family and no friends and compares himself to Adam without Eve. Victor becomes obsessed with the idea of creating the human form and acts upon it. This results in some conflicting actions and comments made by Victor.

Justine comes to live with the Frankenstein family and cares for the dying Mrs. The other way is to sacrifice his life for the life of his friends and family, in other words: Frankenstein Characters with Analysis written by: Studying in Ingolstadt, Victor discovers the secret of life and creates an intelligent but grotesque monster, from whom he recoils in horror.

Intelligent and sensitive, the monster attempts to integrate himself into human social patterns, but all who see him shun him. Victor keeps his creation of the monster a secret, feeling increasingly guilty and ashamed as he realizes how helpless he is to prevent the monster from ruining his life and the lives of others.

Elizabeth Lavenza The orphan child taken in by the Frankenstein family and lovingly raised with Victor. Not fully aware of the consequences of his creating a new race of humans, he spends his entire life trying to destroy the same creation. Essentially, there are two ways for Victor to escape from the revenge of the monster.

He changes from a gentle, kind and healthy man to a selfish, sickly being who even loses contact with his beloved family for several years. From this it might be concluded that he knows now that what he has done is wrong and that he finally takes responsibility for his actions. Victor, on the other hand, does not seem to realise this.

He befriends the blind Mr. The monster is amazed about the beauty and depravity of human nature. If he had realised, he would have been more protective about for example Elizabeth. She dies of scarlet fever, which she contracts from Elizabeth, just before Victor leaves for Ingolstadt at age seventeen.

The subtitle of the novel, The Modern Prometheus, puts Dr. She is brought to Geneva where they raise her as if she were their own.

By doing this, he ensures that the story is passed on to and serves as a warning for future generations. He is not afraid to die however. Among other things he accuses the men of cowardice and unmanly behaviour. Elizabeth is adopted by the Frankenstein family and raised to be the wife of Victor.

The De Lacey family M. When he reveals himself to them, hoping for friendship, they beat him and chase him away. It is obvious that the monster wants to hurt him.

The monster kills Henry after Victor breaks his promise of creating a female companion for the monster. The monster has no name.

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On the one hand, him telling the story of his life can be seen as a very positive deed. Immediately after creating the monster, Victor falls into a depression and fear. Towards the end of his life, some of that violent hatred has disappeared but he does remain as passionate as ever.

When he is ill with fever, he even wishes he were dead:Character Analysis Victor Frankenstein Bookmark this page Manage My Reading List The creator of the monster, Victor spends most of the novel trying to defeat the monster.

See a complete list of the characters in Frankenstein and in-depth analyses of Victor Frankenstein, The Monster, and Robert Walton. Character List Victor Frankenstein. Victor Frankenstein - The doomed protagonist and narrator of the main portion of the story.

Studying in Ingolstadt, Victor discovers the secret of life and creates an intelligent but grotesque monster, from whom he recoils in horror. Victor keeps his creation of the monster a secret, feeling. William Frankenstein Victor's youngest brother who is killed by the monster.

Symbolically, William's murder is the turning point of the novel, when turmoil engulfs the Frankenstein family and all. This lesson explores the main characters in Mary Shelley's masterpiece, Frankenstein. It also analyzes each key character and his or her role in one of the greatest horror stories of all time.

Main Character Analysis This look at Frankenstein characters comes with a brief Frankenstein character analysis that will make you look smart during class discussion. Robert Walton: The novel opens with letters from Rober Walton to his sister.

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