"was over come with delight at the warmth, I experienced joy" (Shelly 85). He discovered fire and was very happy.
"quickly drew it out again with a cry of pain" (Shelly 85). He discovers that fire will hurt you if you get too close so he says sway from it,
"But success SHALL crown my endeavors. Wherefore not? Thus far I have gone, tracing a secure way over the pathless seas, the very stars themselves being witnesses and testimonies of my triumph. Why not still proceed over the untamed yet obedient element? What can stop the determined heart and resolved will of man?" (Shelly 8). Robert Walton is talking about his attempt to discover a passage to the north poll.
"One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought, for the dominion I should acquire and transmit over the elemental foes of our race" (Shelly 12). He talks about knowledge being more valuable then life itself. He wants to find a passage to the north pole.
Modern times knowledge
"I cannot describe to you the agony that these reflections inflicted upon me; I tried to dispel them, but sorrow only increased with knowledge." (Shelly 101). Victor is thinking about what happened when he created the creature. Then he says the smarter you become the sadder you become.
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