Provide quotes from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein that show the creature longing for love and acceptance.

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In his talks with Victor and with Walton, the creature tells of his longing for love and acceptance. These desires include communication, partnership, and inclusion.

When he looks into a peasant's home, the family scene moves him.

[The man] smiled with such kindness and affection that I felt sensations...

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In his talks with Victor and with Walton, the creature tells of his longing for love and acceptance. These desires include communication, partnership, and inclusion.

When he looks into a peasant's home, the family scene moves him.

[The man] smiled with such kindness and affection that I felt sensations of a peculiar and overpowering nature; they were a mixture of pain and pleasure, such as I had never before experienced.

On his own he learns to read, so he can learn what others know, and to talk, so he can communicate with them.

By great application, . . . I discovered the names that were given to some of the most familiar objects of discourse.

He approaches people in his desire to fit into their world, but must face the fact they think he is ugly and fear him. He has to stay away from them despite his feelings.

I admired virtue and good feelings and loved the gentle manners and amiable qualities of my cottagers, but I was shut out from intercourse with them.

Asking Victor to make him a female to be his mate, he trusts Victor, who lets him down again.

With the boy William, he feels he might find nonjudgmental companionship, only to find this is yet another Frankenstein and feels compelled instead to kill him.

As I gazed on him, an idea seized me that this little creature was unprejudiced and had lived too short a time to have imbibed a horror of deformity.

With the lovely Justine, merely looking at her asleep reminds him of the rejection humans mete out based on physical appearance. Assuming she would be no different, he frames her for William's death.

After finally avenging himself on Victor, the creature tells Walton of his loving heart and that he never wanted to go down that path.

My heart was fashioned to be susceptible of love and sympathy; and, when wrenched by misery to vice and hatred, it did not endure the violence of the change without torture.

Sadly, he took into himself one of his maker's fatal flaws, always casting blame and not taking responsibility for his own actions. Unable to endure his lonely life, he ends it.

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