Frankenstein Final Project

Zach Love


The definition of responsibility: The state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone.

Quotes From The Story

Quote 1: "I have no friend, Margaret: when I am glowing with the enthusiasm of success, there will be none to participate my joy; if I am assailed by disappointment, no one will endeavour to sustain me in dejection." Letter 2, pg. 4

Quote 2: "'I am alone and miserable: man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create.'" Chapter 16, pg. 129

Quote 3: "'Seek happiness in tranquility and avoid ambition, even if it be only the apparently innocent one of distinguishing yourself in science and discoveries.'" Chapter 24, pg. 200

Quote 4: "[He] beheld those [he] loved spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to [his] unhallowed arts." Chapter 8, pg. 73

Quote 5: "'You can blast my other passions, but revenge remains -- revenge, henceforth dearer than light of food! I may die, but first you, my tyrant and tormentor, shall curse the sun that gazes on your misery.'" Chapter 20, pg. 153

Quote 6: "'from that moment [he] declared everlasting war against the species, and more than all, against [Frankenstein] who had formed [him] and sent [him] forth to this insupportable misery.'" Chapter 16, pg. 121

Quote 7: "'When I looked around I saw and heard of none like me. Was I, the, a monster, a blot upon the earth from which all men fled and whom all men disowned?'" Chapter 13, pg. 105

Understanding the quotes

Quote 1: This quote shows that even though the creature does not have friends and is all alone he can still find way to be responsible and have success.

Quote 2: This quote can be used as a follow up from quote 1 because it starts to go on with how he has no one and he wants to try and be responsible with others so he can make friends.

Quote 3: He is taking the responsible to warn other to not take on such dangerous projects and to live life to the fullest.

Quote 4: Victor is taking the responsibility to know that he messed up and all the events that have happened are all from his doing on creating the creature.

Quote 5: In this quote the creature is making it known he blames victor for what he has done and he leaves full responsibility on victor.

Quote 6: In i this quote it shows that victor is the only guy at hand here and it his fault that the creature is dong what he does.

Quote 7: This quote shows that because the creature is so ugly he is making people run away from him.

Modern Connections

Responsibility: This story has many lessons on responsibility it shows you that has cool as some of your actions may seem they can always have a negative effect and you are the one who is responsible. Just like victor was in the book he made the creature so it was lead back to him.

Friendship: This story has some odd ways of showing any friendship at all. once victor had made the creature he wanted noting to do with it. This is all tied back to friendship because normally if someone were to make a creature like he did they would want to get to know and study how it reacts to things.

Knowledge: In the book over a process if time the creature slowly starts to pick up on the events that takes place in the town he then turns the events that happened in the town into his own knowledge so this way he can learn what to do and what not to do. This all related back to modern time because if you didn't have the right kind of knowledge you would not fit in just like the creature did.