Companionship & Friendship
Why is Friendship Important?
In this quote the creature is wondering about his family, or his lack of one. He gets upset knowing that he has no friends or family. He is all by himself.
In this quote Frankenstein is talking about how his friends are being murdered, and it is because of him. He's lost his friends and now he, like the creature, is left lonely and sad by himself.
In this quote, Frankenstein is talking about marrying Elizabeth because no one makes him happier than she does. He loves her very much and has a strong affection for her. He needs her in his life to keep him happy, as people need friends and companions. Because your friends and companions are the ones that can make you the happiest.
In this quote the creature claims that Victor took his innocence by leaving him no one to love. He was created and is now lonely and miserable because he has no one.
In this quote, the creature is observing the children with the blind man. The man is blind and therefore his life would not be as good as others you would think. But, he is always happy because he has companions, people that care about him and make him smile all the time. There is no point in having luxuries of life if you have no one to enjoy it with.
In this quote the creature is asking Frankenstein to create a companion for him. The creature only asks for one thing from Victor in order for him to be happy and satisfied. That is a female companion for the creature. That is all he feels he needs in order to be happy otherwise his life is miserable.
In this quote the creature is talking to Victor and basically telling him that the only reason he does all the bad things is because he is miserable. He is miserable because everyone hates him and he has no one. That is why he asks Victor to make him a companion so that he can live peacefully.
Friends can give you vital life skills
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Maurice Hindle. Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus. London: Penguin, 2003. Print.