Themes of Frankenstein
There are many different themes expressed in Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein. They vary with each reader but basically never change. These themes deal with the education that each character posses, the relationships formed or not formed in the novel, and the responsibility for ones own actions. This novel even with the age still has ideas that can be reasoned with even today.
Each character has their own educational background, which in turn
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Victor realizes he is truly responsible towards society and by tearing up the second creation upholds that responsibility.
The novel points out to the reader that education, relationships, and responsibility are important traits to posses, even to the people in the 1800’s to present day. Frankenstein is a classic novel that will live on for centuries to come as well as the message deep inside.
Shelly, Mary. Frankenstein. New York: Penguin, 1983.