He is eloquent and persuasive
Mary Shelley nicely returns us to
the earlier concern with the
relationship between eloquence and truth, between the
representation of action and action itself, well aware of how the
issue impinges both on her characters (particularly Victor's
desire to vindicate himself to the world) and on her own art.
See also Letter 4.6 and note; 1.7.10 (in the 1831 text) and note; 1.7.2 and note; 1.7.5 and note.