Why does Victor refuse to make a female monster?

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Concerning Victor's refusal to make a female in Shelley's Frankenstein, actually, Victor eventually agrees to make a female.  At first he refuses, but then he agrees.  He travels to England to learn from experts there, then travels to Scotland and finds an isolated area to work.  He has the female partially built, when

I trembled, and my heart failed within me; when, on looking up, I saw, by the light of the moon, the daemon at the casement.

The "monster" surprises Victor at the door of the cottage.  Victor has a...

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