Explain the making of the monster, literally and figuratively, in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

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The monster Victor creates, in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, can be defined both literally and figuratively. Prior to defining the monster's creation, both "literal" and "figurative" need to be defined.

When discussing a literal meaning, one is examining the exact meaning of the words/phrase in question. Therefore, when examining the literal creation of the monster, one is examining the exact way in which the monster was created.

When examining the figurative meaning, one is examining what is represented by the word/phrase in question. Therefore, when examining the figurative meaning behind the monster's creation.

The literal creation of the...

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