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The Alpine setting
"A tingling long-lost sense of pleasure" "awful majesty" "the weight upon my spirit was sensibly lightened" "the immense mountains"
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The Arctic Setting
"vast and irregular plains of ice" "never before imprinted by the foot of man" "I shall kill no albatross"
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Biblical References
"I should be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel" "I bore a hell within me" "Do your duty onto me" "abhorred devil" "like the archangel I was chained to an eternal hell"
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Victor's Suffering
"I suffered a living torture" "With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony" "I had deprived myself of rest and health" "a weight of despair and remorse pressed on my heart" "The human frame could no longer support the agonies I endured"
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The Creature's Suffering
"Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live?" "my heart sunk within me with bitter sickness"
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Women in Frankenstein
"heaven sent" "celestial eyes" "saintly soul" "to soften and attract" "higher powers of intellect and an independence of spirit" "guardian angel to the afflicted" "fairer than a garden rose among dark-leaved brambles"
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The Creation
"It was on a dreary night of November..." "infuse a spark of being" "half-extinguished light" "horrors of my secrete toil" "unhallowed arts" "pour a torrent of light into our dark world" "A new species would bless me as its creator"
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Victor and Walton
"I shall satiate my ardent curiosity" "I bitterly felt the want of a friend" "I would sacrifice my fortune, my existence, my every hope, to the furtherance of my enterprise" "benevolence and sweetness that I never saw equalled"
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Victor and the Creature
"my mother's tender caresses" and "no mother had blessed me with smiles and caresses" "my hatred and revenge burst all bounds of moderation" and "my spirits burst all bounds"
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Victor and Elizabeth
"since till death she was to be mine only" "promised gift" "excited, as Elizabeth does, my warmest admiration" "Alas! To me the idea of an immediate union with my Elizabeth was one of horror and dismay"
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Isolation
"I longed to join them, but dared not" "I shunned my fellow creatures" "helpless and alone" "solitary cell"
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Monsterous
"breathless horror and disgust filled my heart" "ugly" "the monster whom I had created" "the barbarity of man" "men appear to me as monsters thirsting for each others blood"
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Violence
"hellish triumph" "I may trample you to dust" "produced a kind of insanity" "trembling with passion, tore to pieces the thing" "enveloped by the flames which..licked it with their forked tongues"
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The DeLaceys
"my friends" "art of language" "to be a great and virtuous man appeared the highest honour" "beaming with benevolence and love" "Who can describe their horror and consternation on beholding me?"
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Pathetic Fallacy
"the rain pattered dismally"
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Anne K Mellor
"Frankenstein provides a feminist critique on society" "He then fails to love of feel any parental responsibility for the freak he has created" "Both these death are of course directly attributable to Victor Frankenstein's self-devoted concern"
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The Arctic Setting

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Biblical References

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Victor's Suffering

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The Creature's Suffering

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