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What does Victor say when he reflects on the deaths of Justine and William in Volume two, chapter one?

When I reflected on his crimes and malice, my hatred and revenge burst all bounds of moderation. I would have made a pilgrimage to the highest peak of the Andes...


What does Victor say in regard to the power he possess in Volume one, chapter four?

When I found so astonishing a power placed within my hands, I hesitated a long time concerning the manner in which I should employ it.


What does the Monster shout in Volume two, chapter eight?

Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed?


What does the Monster say to Frankenstein about his appearance?

Unfeeling, heartless creator! You had endowed me with perceptions and passions and then cast me abroad an object for the scorn and horror of mankind.


What does Victor say about the secrecy of the world in Volume one, chapter two?

The world was to me a secret which I desired to divine. Curiosity, earnest research to learn the hidden laws of nature, gladness akin to rapture...


What does Victor say he can't do in regard to Henry in Volume one, chapter six?

...yet I could never persuade myself to confide in him that event which was so often present to my recollection, but which I feared the detail to another would only impress more deeply.


What and when are the two occasions Victor leaves Henry in the dark?

When Henry visits him at his university and when they are in Edinburgh


What were the Monster's daily vows in regard to revenge? In Volume two, chapter eight.

My daily vows rose for revenge - a deep and deadly revenge, such as would alone compensate for the outrages and anguish I had endured.


What did the Monster say to William?

Frankenstein! You belong then to my enemy- to him towards whom I have sworn eternal revenge; you shall be my first victim.


Why does the Monster say he is malicious to Frankenstein in Volume two, chapter nine?

I am malicious because I am miserable. Am I not shunned and hated by all mankind?