I thought him as beautiful as the stranger
The additional element that Safie brings to the emotional dynamics by
which the Creature learns what it is to enjoy a full humanity is erotic
love. That Felix responds so wholly to her presence as to seem physically
transfigured perhaps underscores the emphasis the Creature will hereafter
place upon the creation of a mate that may, he might hope, in some small
part have a similar effect on him.