What is Victor describing when he says that “Surely nothing but the unbounded and unremitting attention of my friend could have restored me to life”?

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On the most literal level, Victor is simply ill and he needs help. He's referring to his current situation.
On the emotional level, Victor is referring to how unbalanced he is, on the emotional and spiritual level, after creating life in the lab.
On the symbolic level, Victor is referring to himself—he needs someone to restore him to life as he restored the monster to life.

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