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4/13/2024 7:46 pm  #1

Frankenstein's Monster (Novel version)

Real Name: Adam (Unofficially; unnamed in the novel)
Aliases: The Creature, The Monster, Frankenstein's Monster
Identity: Public
Occupation: None
Citizenship: N/A
Place of Birth: Laboratory in Ingolstadt, Germany
Known Relatives: Victor Frankenstein (Creator), Elizabeth Lavenza (Creator's wife), William Frankenstein (Creator's brother), Alphonse Frankenstein (Creator's father), Caroline Beaufort Frankenstein (Creator's mother)
Group Affiliation: None
Education: Self-taught
First Appearance: Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818) - Novel
History: The creature, often referred to as Frankenstein's Monster, is a tragic figure created by the ambitious scientist Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's classic novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. Constructed from a patchwork of stolen body parts and brought to life through an unholy experiment, the creature is initially innocent and childlike, but he quickly becomes aware of his isolation and rejection by humanity.Driven by a desire for acceptance and companionship, the creature seeks out his creator, Victor Frankenstein, hoping to find understanding and compassion. However, Victor is horrified by his creation and rejects him, leading the creature to experience intense feelings of abandonment and betrayal.As the creature struggles to find his place in the world, he encounters cruelty and prejudice from humans who fear and misunderstand him. Despite his longing for companionship and his attempts to connect with others, the creature is ultimately driven to despair and acts of violence as a result of his isolation and mistreatment.Throughout the novel, the creature grapples with profound questions of identity, morality, and the nature of humanity. Despite his monstrous appearance, the creature displays a capacity for empathy and compassion, contrasting sharply with the cruelty and indifference of the humans who reject him.Ultimately, the creature's story serves as a cautionary tale about the dangers of unchecked ambition and the consequences of rejecting those who are different from ourselves.
Height: Approximately 8 feet
Weight: Variable
Eyes: Yellow
Hair: None
Abilities: Frankenstein's Monster possesses superhuman strength and resilience, as well as a heightened intellect and sensitivity to emotions. He is capable of learning and adapting quickly, despite his lack of formal education.
Accessories: None
Notable Appearances:

  • Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818) - Novel

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4/13/2024 7:50 pm  #2

Re: Frankenstein's Monster (Novel version)

As discussed in the non-Marvel Getting Things Wrong thread, I wouldn't say that the monster has much empathy or compassion. As cruel as Frankenstein himself was, the monster was arguably crueler still, willing to murder people just for having any sort of connection to his creator.

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