1. Describe Frankenstein's initial response to his creation
Frankenstein toiled ceaselessly to create his monster, promising himself that "exercise and amusement" would fill his time "when [the] creation should be complete" (p. 60).However, once the creature's eyes opened with thefirst vestiges of life, Frankenstein right away declared his god-like act of creation as a "catastrophe."This marks a drastic change to his approach to the'experiment' of creating a new, living being: leading up to the creation he was ecstatic about the prospects, but once life started to stir within the monster, he turned back on the supposed wonder of the feat and looked down upon it.For example, Frankenstein compares his selection of the monster's'parts': "I had selected the features as beautiful," indicating he took immense pride in the creation working up to it, but after the conglomeration of these beautiful'features' came to life, he viewed them as a "horrid contrast" as a whole.
2.Describe he creature's desire for a mate and explain why he destroys Frankenstein's future mate.
Following the creature's narrative of his solitary'childhood,' he extols Frankenstein to create him a mate.He poses such an order to his creator after revealing his own frightful plight in order to receive some semblance of pity on part of his loneliness.In fact, the monster's very words are a plea to alleviate his loneliness: "create a female for me, with whom I can live in the interchange of those sympathies necessary for my being" (p. 128).
After his soon-to-be mate is destroyed by Frankenstein before its creation is complete, the monster loses the last vestiges of hope for his own future and swears revenge upon Frankenstein.The monster's own feelings of affection were "requited by detestation and …