Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Essay

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Explore your reaction to the creature's version of events and analyse how the author, Mary Shelly, has manipulated your response as a reader in this section of the Novel "Frankenstein".

In This coursework I am going to demonstrate the techniques used by the author, Mary shelly, to influence the reader of the novel between pages 95 - 130 in the novel.

The novel really manages to get across the feelings of her characters in detail and it is very effective. This has been done by putting the two characters in the beginning of this section to explain their thoughts and worries to each other. Mary Shelley has changed the narrative in this section by allowing Victor
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The reader of the novel Frankenstein should have already acknowledged the neglect and discrimination the creature has suffered. Mary Shelley created that as soon as he was created he was to be judged because of his appearance, "some fled, some attacked me, until, grievously bruised by stones and many other kinds of missile weapons." This is another good way how the author Mary shelly has manipulated our response as the reader, we are placed once again in the creature's shoes, waking up in a strange place not knowing anything, and people start throwing stones at you. Therefore we sympathise with the creature immensely.

The Creature tells the reader of his life and how he learned everything, the creature makes comparisons to his own situation and describes his own "childhood" as being a neglected one. Rejected by everyone he has come into contact with until finally he turns "evil" and angry towards people. The creature tells us that if he had a friend he would change his ways and not hurt anyone anymore. The creature is no less human then victor and right now the creatures argument is seen to be rational by the reader and it is

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