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a race of devils

At this point Victor's demonizing of his Creature extends into a primitive form of racism, transforming a personal vendetta into a supposedly objective ideology that stamps this Other as inherently inferior, incapable of civilization, and undeserving of existence. Thus positioning himself at an extreme of self-righteous justification, Victor will fall back upon this hardened, docrinaire authority for all his subsequent actions concerning the Creature.