Destiny and Frankenstein

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"Destiny was too potent, and her immutable laws had decreed my utter and terrible destruction." Victor Frankenstein says this right before telling Walton his story.Destiny played an important role in the book Frankenstein. Victor sees it as the force that caused his downfall. He blames most of what has happened on destiny. At first it was his destiny to build the monster, afterwards he says it is his destiny to destroy it. Victor feltas …

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…destiny to have this curiosity, to look into the unknown and to try to have the power to create life. What led him to this was the death of his mother this made him want to try to reanimate the dead, it was his mother's destiny to die so that Victor's destiny would be fulfilled. So it wasn't Victor's characteristics that led him to fall, he had those characteristics because he was destined to fall.