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I know, I feel

A highly resonant shift of language. Elizabeth is forced back on intuition in the same manner as Victor had been on his return to Geneva (1.6.7, 1.6.11). Given the miscarriage of justice perpetrated by those who convicted Justine on the basis of circumstantial logic, Elizabeth's intuitive knowledge of the heart seems a preferable means by which to organize -- or to transcend -- social institutions. And yet, the contrasting case of Victor's passion for revenge would suggest how unpredictable, and even dangerous, such a course might be.