Victor Essay Topics

Victor and the monster throughout

“Frankenstein” a gothic horror, written by Mary Shelley in 1818, can be interpreted as a subtle autobiography; whose narrative reflects on the characters throughout the story. It was written at the time where the Romantic period replaced the age of reason, the time where dreams and ideas replaced logic and science. The two main characters… View Article

Games at twilight

Both stories had an unexpected ending; in “Games at Twilight” this had a very sad, disappointing ending for Ravi, due to the fact that he expected to emerge victoriously from the shed after his ordeal, to find that he had not been missed. In “Pineapple Cake,” a certain twist in the story formed which was… View Article

Personally I have sympathy

  He also states “I had deprived myself of rest and health,” meaning that he had worked so hard and long it had effected his health. When Victor looks for the monster on the frozen ocean he still tries to gain sympathy using language such as “despair” and “I myself was about to sink under… View Article

Victor’s mother dies

‘Frankenstein’ addresses many important ideas which were controversial at the time, and which have remained controversial. Discuss these issues in relation to Chapter 5 in particular and in the novel as a whole. ‘Frankenstein’ is a Gothic Horror novel written by Mary Shelley. An ambitious scientist, Victor Frankenstein, creates a creature from Human body parts… View Article

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

  It will be more interesting with a dual narrative because then the reader will not feel so much pity for the creature as there will be two points of view. In the beginning of the novel, Frankenstein used the monster’s descriptions in a positive manner as he thinks it’s a good idea, but later… View Article

The novel Frankenstein

“I have lately been so deeply engaged in one occupation that I have not allowed myself sufficient rest” he becomes run down, I think this has a small impact on the novel as a whole but it has a big impact on chapter five, it shows that he is very stressed about the whereabouts of… View Article

Mary Shelley

Victor neglects his paternal duties as soon as he realises them. He runs away from the creature at the moment of birth and shows negligence immediately to his child. This highlights how pathetic Victor is, he cannot commit himself to anyone apart from himself . In comparison the creature desires a family so he won’t… View Article

The Monster in Frankenstein

This is important as it provides a varied writing structure with the intention of encouraging the reader to read on. In his letters, we learn of his past involvements, his present feelings and status and his future ambitions; the tenses are a preferable mode of creating a character profile for the Captain and stimulating views… View Article

The real monster in the novel?

Most people would see the cost of the monster’s alienation as Victor’s fault because Victor was the first person to reject the monster. When Victor first sees the monster he says “cold dew covered my forehead, my teeth chattered, and every limb became convulsed” which makes the reader feel sympathetic towards the monster. The monster… View Article

The Gothic genre?

To an extent however, it also helps the reader to relate with the monster as it is often easy to see animalistic elements in us and so perhaps we are not so different to the monster, even if we appear different physically. Another boundary is that between society and the monster. As we know, the… View Article

Frankestein and his creature Evil

He ate the berries and other small fruits that he found in the woods. He is good at this stage because He has seen how He was upsetting the family when He was eating their food; He realised this and started to chop wood to repay the family. He is aspiring to be like the… View Article

Who is the real monster in Frankenstein

This certainly does not underestimate the impact that society’s acts had on the Creature’s actions, yet it would be unfair to label society a monster for acting as any sane person would under the circumstances. Victor Frankenstein is a romanticist who believes that man can do anything and that there should be no limits to… View Article

Mary Shelly

In this essay I will be commenting on the effects Kenneth Branagh, the director and actor, has used on the “creation scene” in the film “Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein”. The film was released in 1994 but before it was a film it was a novel that was published in 1818 by a writer named Mary Shelly…. View Article