Important Frankenstein quotes

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A2 A2 (English) Mind Map on Important Frankenstein quotes, created by Lauren O'Kill on 05/01/2015.

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Important Frankenstein quotes
  1. "One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought" - Walton
    1. "You seek for knowledge and wisdom as I once did; and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may not be a serpent to sting you, as mine has been" - Frankenstein
      1. "Learn from me [...] how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge" - Frankenstein
        1. "How much happier is the man who believes his native town to be the world, than he who aspires to become greater than his nature will allow" - Frankenetein
          1. "Seek happiness in tranquillity and avoid ambition" - Frankenstein
            1. "I shall be with you on your wedding night" - Monster
              1. "I will pioneer a new way, explore unknown powers, and unfold to the world the deepest mysteries of creation" - Frankenstein
                1. "I, the miserable and the abandoned, am an abortion, to be spurned at, and kicked, and trampled on" - Monster
                  1. "The innocent and helpless creature bestowed on them by heaven [...] and whose future lot it was in their hands to direct to happiness or misery" - Frankenstein about the role of a parent
                    1. "Strange multiplicity of sensations seized me, and I saw, felt, heard, and smelt at the same time" - Monster
                      1. "I found, with pleasure, that the fire gave light as well as heat and that the discovery of this element was useful to me in my food" - Monster
                        1. "I was dependent on none and related to none" - Monster
                          1. "My person was hideous and my stature gigantic" - Monster
                            1. "Accursed creator! Why did you form a monster so hideous that even YOU turned from me in disgust?" - Monster
                              1. "No Eve soothed my sorrows nor shared my thoughts; I was alone" - Monster
                                1. "He had abandoned me, and in the bitterness of my heart I cursed him" - Monster
                                  1. "My feelings were those of rage and revenge. I could with pleasure have destroyed the cottage and its inhabitants" - Monster
                                    1. "I am malicious because I am miserable" - Monster
                                      1. "This was indeed a godlike science, and I ardently desired to become acquainted with it" - Monster about language
                                        1. "I cannot describe to you the agony that these reflections inflicted upon me; I tried to dispel them, but sorrow only increased with knowledge." - Monster
                                          1. "My more than sister - the beautiful and adored companion of all my occupations and my pleasures" - Frankenstein
                                            1. "Everyone loved Elizabeth" - Frankenstein
                                              1. "His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath" - Frankenstein about the Monster
                                                1. "Shrivelled complexion and straight black lips" - Frankenstein about the monster
                                                  1. "Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created, I rushed out of the room" - Frankenstein
                                                    1. "Her features appeared to change, and I thought that I held the corpse of my dead mother in my arms" - Frankenstein
                                                      1. "His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds, while a grin wrinkled his cheeks" - Frankenstein
                                                        1. "Ugly wretch! You wish to eat me and tear me to pieces. You are an ogre. Let me go, or I will tell my papa" - William
                                                          1. "When I reflected on his crimes and malice, my hatred and revenge burst all bounds of moderation" - Frankenstein
                                                            1. "For the first time the feelings of revenge and hatred filled my bosom, and I did not strive to control them [...] I bent my mind towards injury and death" - Monster
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