- Passionate interest in studying science "ardently desired the aquisition of knowledge"
- Capable of "intense application" earning him "great esteem". His enthusiasm for the "discovery and wonder" presents his interests in a positive light.
- His love of science leads to inanimate matter to life such as:
- Short term - unwell for serveral months after the monsters creation
- Long term - causes suffering and death
- Obsessions make himneglectful of his family - doesnt write to them or visit
- Obsessed with his moment of scientific glory he doesnt think of what to do with his creation…