Alienation in Volume 2 Chapter 7 - ‘Frankenstein’

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Alienation in Volume 2 Chapter 7 - ‘Frankenstein’

·        “Like Adam, I was apparently united by no other link to any other being in existence;”

˃   When the creature finds Milton’s Paradise Lost he first relates to Adam by their shared isolation and solidarity of being and creation.

·         “I was wretched, helpless, and alone… when I viewed the bliss of my protectors the bitter gall of envy rose within me.”

˃   Unlike Adam, the creature is unloved by his creator, so feels more connected to Satan who is jealous and alone.

·         “Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust?”

˃   The creature blames Victor for creating him so malformed that he was bound to be alienated by man

·         “God, in pity, made man beautiful and


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