Why does the creature from Frankenstein feel he is like Satan?

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The Monster comes to this conclusion after reading Milton's Paradise Lost.  At first, he likens himself to Adam because he believes that like Adam, he was also the first created of his kind and that he had no companion--this is why he so desperately wants Victor to create a mate for him.  However, after the Monster further considers his place in the world.  He likens himself to Satan who was also created but who had been "abandoned" by his creator.  The Monster feels, not surprisingly, that his creator has abandoned him.

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