Why does Shelley not give the monster a name in Frankenstein? Who is the real monster? Are there many monsters in Frankenstein?

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In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the evil of science taking precedence over nature is proven in the two characters of Victor Frankenstein and the creature that he creates.  While the creature is hideous in appearance, his soul is innocent at his moment of life:  He smiles at his creator on whom he has fixed his adoring eyes, with one hand stretched out; but, horrified at what he calls a "demoniacal corpse," Victor flees and deserts him.  In his search for Victor, the creature comes across little William, who fatefully mentions his father's name.  When the creature hears the name Frankenstein, he kills William.

Later, when the creature finds refuge in a hovel in the country, he vicariously shares in the lives of the loving De Lacy family by secretly watching them.  From their readings and conversation, the creature learns to talk.  In appreciation for what he learns and in sympathy for their impoverished condition, the creature cuts their wood each day. However, in his hunger for...

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