The author tries to say that life is a gift. After this gift is given no one can take it away and it becomes the responsibility of the creator. The novel makes the reader concerned with the question: “Is a human being able to take responsibility to give life?”
One of the brightest examples is the period of Enlightenment or the Scientific Revolution. Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is a product of this revolution. It is a result of the revolution that changed the standard perception of the world and the possibilities of a human being.
Victor Frankenstein would have never converted his creature into a monster if he knew how to love and take responsibility for the ones we bring to this world.
The symbolism of the monster, fire and electricity are essential for the message of Mary W. Shelley’s “Frankenstein”.
The symbol of fire and electricity is the symbol of the scientific achievements and the enlightening knowledge acquired by the society members.
The death of William Frankenstein is a symbol of loss of innocence of the society.
Fate has nothing to do with the tragic events of the novel.
The characters of Mary W. Shelley’s “Frankenstein” suffer from the ambitions of Viktor Frankenstein who does not create a monster but by doing so becomes a monster himself.
Mary W. Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is a very complex novel which arouses profound and vital issues of the inability of people taking the responsibility of the Creator.
Mary Shelley throughout her novel and characters tells a story of the monster who is a victim and the creator who is a monster.