How does the monster help the DeLacey family in Frankenstein?

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The monster learns that the Delacey family is hungry, so he stops stealing their food and feeds himself by foraging. He also starts cutting wood for the family to burn in their fireplace, freeing Felix's time for other needed tasks. The creature's kindness and generosity in doing this surprises Agatha:

the first time that I did this, the young woman, when she opened the door in the morning, appeared greatly astonished on seeing a great pile of wood on the outside.

In the winter, the creature comes at night clear their path of snow. He says:

I afterwards found that these labours, performed by an invisible hand, greatly astonished them

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