1 Answer | Add Yours
Absolutely! As Victor self-alienates himself because of his fear of the creature/monster he creates coupled with his guilt for having abandoned him, he becomes just as much a social outcast as the monster, who is shunned by all due to his hideous appearance. In addition, the creature feels he is justified for his wrong-goings in the same way that Victor feels justified in denying blame for the actions of the creature. Being the creature's father, Victor has a duty to accept and protect him; by neglecting this responsiblity, he indirectly causes the murders and may be looked at as a murderer himself. The creature, regardless of how "wronged" he has been does not have the right to murder. They almost become one and the same, at least psychologically.
We’ve answered 319,863 questions. We can answer yours, too.Ask a question