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a kind of insanity

Victor will exactly echo this language at the very end of Volume 2 (Chapter 17 in the 1831 edition), in 2.9.7.

As he is superior to other human beings in stature and endurance, and finely tuned both emotionally and intellectually, perhaps we should not be surprised at the sublimity of the Creature's emotional outburst. Or, at least we should be no more surprised than we are at the inarticulate ranting of Victor Frankenstein when they meet on the Mer de Glace (2.2.4) or at the fury of Felix De Lacey (2.7.10), both of whom are the products of cultivated families and refined educations.