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There is a qualitative difference between this sense of injustice and what the Creature has felt earlier. Here, after doing a good deed, he has been been judged undesirable in a preemptive manner and physically punished. Thus, what festers mentally as well as physically is that a simple action to save a life has been met with a violent, life-threatening reaction from the larger society of human beings. He feels no longer merely rejected by this world but actively menaced.