Both Hamlet and Frankenstein deal with the concept of revenge. In a well-organized essay discuss the importance of revenge as a central theme in either Frankenstein OR Hamlet . Avoid mere plot summary. You must provide strong textual references to support your ideas. The revenge theme came in both Frankenstein and Hamlet play. It is the main theme in both plays, showing the consequences that it causes to the characters and to the people around them. In Frankenstein there has plenty of revenge in its play. It all comes with the change in feelings. The creature feels revenge on both Victor and every other human in the world.
At first, he was kind, but when he saw that he was lonely and everybody hated him, he became that angry and mean creature that started the revenge against Victor. He blamed Victor for being lonely in the world and wondered why he was created. “Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed? ” ; “I am alone, and miserable; man will not associate with me, but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. ” He didn’t attack Frankenstein directly but people around him and it was affecting Victor. The nearer I approached to your habitation, the more deeply did I feel the spirit of revenge enkindled in my heart. ” He killed his friend and Elizabeth. Victor Frankenstein thought that this revenge would never satisfy the monster, but it did after he kills off everyone Victor has ever cares about, and that is the point of the monster’s revenge. Because of everything the monster did to him and the people he cared about, he seeks revenge on the monster. This play shows the consequences that are caused by feelings and acts of revenge. Revenge is a major motivator for Hamlet.
His grief over his father’s death. When the King’s ghost visits him, he starts to desire for revenge. The ghost asked for that, and he obeyed his father’s ghost and did everything to revenge. The whole story goes around the revenge that he was planning against Claudius, making it the central theme of the play, and everything that happens is related to the revenge. The consequences come after he starts his plan, starting from losing his girlfriend, his mother thinks he was crazy, Claudius tried to kill him, Hamlet accidentally kills .... and it all is caused by his revenge plan and his anger.