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stars of pale radiance among the moonlight woods

The Creature's imagery tends to be poetic and generally, as is the case here or in his description of Safie's singing three paragraphs before, where he compares her to a nightingale, his imagery is drawn from nature. In his temperament he seems, interestingly, to be something of a cross between Elizabeth, with her love of nature, and Clerval, with his refined poetic sensibility. Victor, of course, does not intrude upon the narrative he is recounting to note such linkages nor, indeed, the irony of the internal delicacy of the figure he so brutishly names.