After reading the next volume of Frankenstein, I began to think of the parallels between the Creation Story of the Bible and the relationship between Victor and his creation. Victor creates a new being, giving life to something that was once nothing literally. As the creature explores his new world like Adam, he begins to feel the weight of being alone in a world that is completely different from himself. In this case the creature employees Victor to make him a mate to share in this confusing world together whereas God sees that Adam is alone and decides to make him a mate of his own accord. This is the difference between Victor and God. Victor sees his creation as an abomination, something that has crawled out of his worst nightmares. He does not have the same love and affection that God has for Adam. Although both stories end in tragedy, Adam is no longer alone because of the benevolence of his creator, something that Frankenstein’s creature did not experience. In a way, Frankenstein’s experience is a perverted and sad version of the Creation story. Both Eve and the creature destroy the worlds that their creator has brought them into. It is interesting to note that in the Bible, the female is the one that causes the couple to go into exile. Women are usually blamed for acting irrationally with their emotions and being hysterical throughout history, but the creature ( usually given masculine pronouns) is the one that acts irrationally and causes his own exile.
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