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Frankenstein By Mary Shelly Show Metamorphosis In The Book Frankenstein By Mary Shelly

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Metamorphosis In "Frankenstein"According to metamorphosis is a transformation, as by magic or sorcery. Frankenstein seems to be using magic or sorcery to bring his creation to life. Also according to change is to be or cause to be different. When Frankenstein's creation was first brought to life he was kind and needing of love from his creator like a newborn child longs for its mother. Throughout the story, because of Frankenstein's hatred towards his creation, the creature changed from a kind being longing for love into a hatred ...view middle of the document...

Change can be a good or bad thing depending on the situation, yet in the situation noted in "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelly, change was a bad thing. Change is necessary in everyone's life in order to construct a person's character and personality. If change is not inflicted upon people's lives then they would never be able to grow up, or be able to learn and make decisions. Without change the world would not continue to spin on its axle. Time would become frozen. Without change everything would be the same.Change is also expressed throughout the story by who is narrating the story. The narration flips from Walton in his letters, to Victor Frankenstein, to his creation, and back to Walton at the conclusion. The perspective in which characters are viewed also changes. When Frankenstein's being first comes to life the reader would think he his bad because of the reaction of its creator. Then the reader begins to notice that creature is actually a sympathetic caring being that feels and thinks but due to rejection becomes harsh and cold.People have to be careful in what they do or say because people's actions affect other people and things either in good or bad ways; concluding that one man's hatred could be another man's death.

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