the monster of my creation
Of all Victor's terms for the being he has brought to life this
seems the most directly applicable to a true understanding of the
dynamics that underlie the identification of him as monstrous.
No longer merely a "monster" in and of himself, here the
Creature is designated as being created in such a form. Victor
thus tacitly acknowledges his responsibility for making his
Creature monstrous, whether in deed or by the mere utterance of