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satisfied that abhorrence and opprobrium should load my memory

Curiously, in this respect the Creature is the opposite of Victor Frankenstein, whom he otherwise mirrors in so many aspects. Victor was so preoccupied with inscribing his experiences in such a way as to exonerate himself that he corrected Walton's transcript of his narration (Walton 2). Oddly enough, the only tangible memory that the Creature existed is embodied in Walton's manuscript, of which he is ignorant.