What is your initial response toward the character of Victor Frankenstein? How did this feeling change the end of chapter 4 of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein?

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This questions provokes a very subjective (influenced by personal feelings and emotions) answer. Not every reader will react to Mary Shelley's protagonist, Victor Frankenstein (from the novel Frankenstein), in the same way. Initial responses to his character will vary greatly. 

Some readers may feel sorry for Victor based upon the predicament "we" find him in at the opening of the novel. Frozen and near death, readers do not have much to go on regarding how Victor came to end up on Walton 's ship. Instead, all readers know is that he is...

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