While not directly responsible, meaning the deaths were not by his hand, he is responsible for creating the being which was responsible for the deaths lastly, victor is responsible for his own death. Is victor frankenstein responsible for the creatures actions in the novel frankenstein , by mary shelley, victor frankenstein is the true monster, not the creature himself victor frankenstein grew up in geneva. Victor frankenstein, and no one else, is entirely responsible for the monster's actions in the novel, life itself fascinates victor frankenstein, so much that he attempts to create it himself, and he brings a dreadful creature to life. Victor's responsibility posted on september 14, 2012 by thawks in class we discussed whether victor frankenstein should be held responsible for his creation's malice behavior or if he was destined to be this way. Frankenstein revolves around the conflict between two characters, victor frankenstein and the creature at first glance, the discordant enemies appear to be nothing alike since they are adversaries from the first time they see each other many readers would attribute the dissimilarity in character.
Victor was certainly not responsible for the deaths of his friends and family, but he was responsible for creating a monster in the innocent creature that simply sought to be cared for this entry was posted in frankenstein by johanna_simpson. In the end i would have to say that frankenstein was responsible though as he would have been responsible for any of his other work because at the close of the day, the creature was an experiment, not a person. Frankenstein was a man whose ambition led to a disaster and his actions led to evil these are outcomes for which he is solely responsible is frankenstein an innocent in my opinion, he was not an innocent the meaning of innocent is to free from evil or guilt the word frankenstein is. #frankenstein responsibility watson lacks responsibility for the creature he created victor regrets making his creation and avoids the creature as if he were trying to escape from reality, and denies all responsibility for the creature, leaving him in the apartment alone.
Victor frankenstein is the main character in mary shelley's 1818 novel frankenstein or, the modern prometheushe is an italian-swiss scientist who, after studying chemical processes and the decay of living beings, gains an insight into the creation of life and gives life to his own creature, often referred to as frankenstein's monster, or often colloquially referred to as simply frankenstein. However creating a monster, the reader finds out that victor is not mature enough to handle the responsibility of his actions even though victor frankenstein is the creator/father of the monster, he has characteristics of a child and the monster has the maturity of an adult. Victor frankenstein's creation, in mary shelley's frankenstein, is referred to as a monster, yet throughout the novel the reader is made aware of the compassion and morality that victor's creature possesses (clapper.
With my evidence and supports, i am going to prove that victor frankenstein, as a parent, is responsible for the creature's actions causing the deaths of his friends and family by violating the laws of nature, victor frankenstein tried to discover the cause of generation and life, and became capable of bestowing animation upon lifeless. Victor frankenstein just might be the perfect romantic (we'll talk about how the monster might be a romantic figure in his own character analysis ) we already know that he's a dreamer with a big ego let's look at how he feels about nature. The focus of frankenstein is victor's attempts to usurp the role of god and spawn his own creation he is obsessed with penetrating the secrets of nature and with discovering the secrets of heaven and hell.
In the novel frankenstein, by mary shelley, victor frankenstein is the true monster, not the creature himself victor frankenstein grew up in geneva he had a strong interest in reading the works of the ancient and outdated alchemists, and was fascinated by science and the secret of life. After much thought, i came up with this: be wary of blind ambition and be prepared to take responsibility for your actions while i learned this through reading the novel, victor frankenstein had to learn it the hard way. Frankenstein's monster, often erroneously referred to as frankenstein, is a fictional character who first appeared in mary shelley's 1818 novel frankenstein or, the modern prometheus shelley's title thus compares the monster's creator, victor frankenstein , to the mythological character prometheus , who fashioned humans out of clay and gave. Victor frankenstein is true monster for the actions he imposed on the creature however, the creature's actions and emotions are more human like than his creator in the beginning of the novel he is sweet, innocent, and childlike. Victor frankenstein is indeed the sole cause of this deathly catastrophe and is the one to blame by creating the monster, not taking responsibility for it , and then isolating himself from the world causing his creation to roam as it pleased, leaving his creation unattended and neglected.
The actions he took were done out of a spirit of rage at his own misfortune and the creature correctly blames frankenstein for his troubles every action the creature takes is fully justified in his own mind. Victor frankenstein isolated himself, and paid dearly for it lesson #5: appearances can be deceiving this is the most heartbreaking lesson of all from the novel. The theme of responsibility and the dangers of science are extremely prevalent in the story victor does not take care of his creation, and he and the people he loved suffered as a direct result of that. Poor monster he has a face not even a mother/ mad scientist could love but at least it comes with a heart of gold or does it we'd like to give him the benefit of the doubt—but, when it comes down to it, we'd be pulling out the mace and pressing the panic button on our cellphone if we saw him in a dark alley.
Frankenstein was no longer simply responsible to humanity for the monster's actions, but he was also responsible to the monster for his happiness being the creator of a life was more responsibility than frankenstein planned for. Victor responsible for creating him and then abandoning him quote 8 i had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation but now that i had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart. Often the actions of children are reflective of the attitudes of those who raised them in the novel dr victor frankenstein is the sole being that can take responsibility for the creature that he has created, as he is the only one that had any part in bringing it into being.