Scholarly articles to support the creature is not completely malevolent and Victor Frankenstein is a monster. References and citation APA format.

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Here is an article from The Pennsylvania Electronic Edition by Alan Rauch. While also exploring many different themes and ideas, it mainly deals with explaining and dissecting the assertion that Frankenstein is at fault in Mary Shelly's novels because of his endless pursuit of knowledge and the mistakes and misunderstandings he makes in this pursuit, leading to pain and suffering for him and his creation. After all, the dangers of knowledge, or rather the endless pursuit of knowledge, specifically knowledge that challenges nature and God, is a theme that is at the heart of Shelly's novel. There are many other scholarly articles that can be explored at the Pennsylvania Electronic Edition. 

Here is the citation in APA format:

Rauch, A. (1995). The Monstrous Body of Knowledge in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. The Pennsylvania Electronic Edition. Retrieved April 21, 2015, from http://knarf.english.upenn.edu/Articles/rauch.html

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