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  • Strong Symbolic Relationship Between Loneliness And Nature
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    In the Romantic period of literature, nature was often associated with isolation in a positive way. Throughout the novel, Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Shelley, there is a strong symbolic relationship between loneliness and nature. However, Shelley uses the relationship to show the negativity of being alone. The relationship of nature and loneliness is displayed through three characters in the story: Victor Frankenstein, his creature, and Robert Walton. At the times when the chara...
  • Shelley's Depicted Victor And The Creature
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    In Marry Shelley's Frankenstein, the powerful creature represents the physical manifestation of the ugliness and selfishness of Victor's desires as well as being the solution for his need to escape from the elements that threaten his way of life. Victor chose to embark on the arduous task of creating what he perceived as perfection. To him, this creation was intended to be both intelligent and powerful, immortal and beautiful. He was seeking the perfect humanoid entity that he thought would be t...
  • Nature The More God
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    Transcendentalists were people that believed that anyone could find god directly in nature. God is good therefor all natural events seen to be tragic pestilence death disaster can be explained on a spiritual level. Death is simply a part of the cycle of life. Being in nature can reveal that we are connected to god as well as nature. The class went on a nature walk to be connect to god and find a treasure. I found a shell. My treasure is a white shell. It has no smell. It is small with ridges dow...
  • Frankenstein And His Creature
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    Lack of Knowledge Jay Stuckey "Knowledge is power". This is a famous phrase that has a lot of truth to it. What if the knowledge is incomplete? Is it still powerful or just a burden? Frankenstein and his creature are a prime example of the burden brought on one's life through incomplete knowledge. Frankenstein has a great grasp of knowledge of the physical world but lacks that grasp of knowledge of the emotional world. He creates a creature with the mind of a human but with a body that is severe...
  • Frankenstein's Creature
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    "Be gone!" the words of disgust spoken by Victor Frankenstein in response to his Creature's desire for a companion. It is found that Victor, Walton, and the Creature each desire a companion to either fall back on during hard times, to console with, or to learn from. Throughout the novel, it is found that Victor depends heavily on friendship when tragedy occurs to keep him from going insane. Walton desires the companionship of a man to have someone who will give him a opinion on things. The sole ...
  • Social Contract Between Victor And The Creature
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    The creature's ambiguous humanity has long puzzled readers and viewers of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. The novel offers rich materials for philosophical reflection; we can find many connections linking Frankenstein, the Humanities Base Themes, and topics often discussed in Introduction to Philosophy. In this essay I will focus on how Frankenstein can be used to explore two philosophical topics, social contract theory, and gender roles, in light of ideas from Shelley's two philosophical parents, ...

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