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like Adam

Although the Creature here alludes to Adam's instruction by Raphael, which occupies the central third of Milton's epic, the imprecation on his creator that follows in the next paragraph bears comparison with the fallen Adam's indictment of God and lament that he was ever born (X.720ff.). Like Adam, although physically he does not bear the imprint of his Creator, the Creature is indissolubly bound to Victor Frankenstein, as is indicated by his frequent unconscious doublings in language or gesture.