Frankenstein

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a quote which links with Monster/Man. '...now misery has come home, and men appear to me as monsters thirsting for each other's blood.'
A quote which shows how evil lurks within the human heart. ....the fiend that lurked in my heart.
A quote which shows how Frankenstein cannot, after a warning, claim ignorance of the likely consequences of refusing to do the right thing by his creation. 'On you it rests, whether i quit forever the neighbourhood of man and lead a harmless life, or become the scourge of your fellow creatures, and the author of your own speedy ruin.'
A useful quotation in exploring the character of Frankenstein and all that he represents, by the Monster. 'Was man, indeed, at once so powerful, so virtuous, and magnificent, yet so vicious and base? He appeared at one time a mere scion of the evil principle, and at another as all that can be conceived as noble and godlike.'
A quote which focuses on the monsters isolation - what Frankenstein condemned him to/ what he will condemn Frankenstein to. 'I am an unfortunate and deserted creature; I look around and I have no relation or friend upon earth.'
A quote which captures the reversal that has been effected in the relationship between Frankenstein and the Monster. 'Remember that I have power; you believe yourself miserable, but I can make you so wretched that the light of day will be hateful to you. You are my creator, but I am your master - obey!'
A quote which captures neatly the moral reversal that takes place in the course of the novel. 'Evil thenceforth became my good.'
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