Frankenstein: Chapter 4
Victor attacks his studies with enthusiasm and, ignoring his social life and his family far away in Geneva, makes rapid progress. Fascinated by the mystery of the creation of life, he begins to study how the human body is built and how it falls apart. After several years of tireless work, he discovers the secret of life.
Hidden away in his apartment where no one can see him work, he decides to begin the construction of a human being. He is so devoted to this labor, he neglects everything else in his life.
Quote and Significance
The beauty of nature distracts Victor from his other worries. Nature’s beauty has the capacity to alter human feelings