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to procrastinate all that related to my feelings of affection

Here is yet another sign of the "unnatural" nature of Victor's obsession, in which he is closing off the world of life in order to animate the dead. At this point it has become clear that Victor is isolated from all the those to whom he is related, either by blood or by intellectual affinity, whether they be family members, friends, or teachers. The true object of his affinity, and passionate aversion, psychologically speaking, has already been set. This will be the Creature whom he creates in the next chapter.