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Frankenstein In the novel Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley, the Dr. Victor Frankenstein is known for as a scientist. Victor tries to use the way of god by creating an unstable human life. The thought of this is awesome; to create something like a human being is a great accomplishment. But when Victor doesn't follow up on his creation it turns bitter and evil, because he was pushed away from society, not loved and alone.

Can you imagine being in a world with total strangers and having every one of the strangers excluding you? Every were you go you are put down and kicked out. Society can be very cruel, whether it's in the past or in the present day. All the monster wanted to do was help and just to be accepted in society. In chapter 12 on page 81 the monster is narrating about how he is trying to help the poor people.

"My mode of life in my hovel was uniform. During the morning, I attended the motions of the cottagers; and when they were dispersed in various occupations I slept: the remainder of the day was spent in observing my friends. When they had retired to rest, if there was any moon, or the night was star-light, I went into the woods, and collected my own food and fuel for the cottage. When I returned, as often as it was necessary, I cleared their path from the snow, and performed those offices that I had seen done by Felix. I afterwards found that these labours, performed by an invisible hand, greatly astonished them; and once or twice I heard them, on these occasion, utter the words good spirit, wonderful; but I did not then understand the signification of these terms.

I think the monster was in...