The moral obligation of being human
The moral obligation of being human = right and wrong, ethics we should follow/obey
moral – a set of personal and collective beliefs
Victor ignores his morals to create the creature
Dead should be respected
Social exclusion if you act in a way that is perceived to be immoral.
The Power of knowledge: Knowledge can be powerful, Knowledge can be addictive like a drug, Those who are seen to be educated often hold positions of power,
Creation of creature, creature learns about world > realises place in it > uses his power
Walton’s desire to discover the undiscovered.
The danger of prejudice: (any social discrimination), Judgement before knowing someone/something, Eventually, people believe/live up to what people think of them, Creature, as more people react negatively to him, he begins to act how they see him, cliche saying of don’t judge a book by its cover.