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my imagination

At first sight this appears to be an evocation of the imagination more in line with the normative practices of British Romanticism than earlier ones have been: the Creature in his isolation takes refuge in an innocent, even utopian world of his own making, one provided by the creative power of his imagination. This characteristic, almost more than any other so far encountered in his educational process, testifies to his fully human sensibility. From a more analytical perspective, however, such a refuge of the creative imagination shares the main attributes of Victor's introverted retreat at Ingolstadt, even to the point of opening the way to a sudden, disastrous reversal.