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In Frankenstein, how does Mary Shelly show Victor's emotions, using a quote from chapter ten?

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It is important to remember that this excellent story is above all a Romantic text, and one in which nature itself is an important force and theme to discuss and consider. We can see therefore, that in Chapter Ten, Victor's emotions to a certain extent are governed by the marvellous natural surroundings that enshroud him. Consider the following description:

These sublime and magnificent scenes afforded me the greatest consolation that I was capable of receiving. They elevated me from all littleness of feeling; and although they did not remove my grief, they subdued and tranquilised it. In some degree, they diverted my...

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