Where Victor hedges, the Creature counters: as "evil passions" the phrase
Victor employed four paragraphs before, will disappear within an
ambience of sympathy, so (as "vices") they are the product of solitude.
Again, we hear the resonance of the title of Percy Bysshe Shelley's
"Alastor; or, the Spirit of
Solitude," published a few months before
Frankenstein was begun (see 2.8.8 and note).