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How does Walton describe the stranger he takes onboard?
Robert Walton brings the stranger, who we later learn is VictorFrankenstein, on board his ship. His crew cares for the sick man, while Walton listens to his tale. Walton is disbelieving at first, but he & his crew glimpse the creature making its way across the ice. Walton’s…
What is Walton’s opinion of the stranger?
Walton loves the stranger because he is similar, and therefore offers the promise of an end to isolation. His acceptance of the stranger shows that it is Walton who is truly innocent and full of “sweetness.”
Who is the stranger who is brought on board Walton’s ship?
In pursuit of his “demon,” Victor is brought aboard the ship immediately and given comfort. Walton describes Victor as a “stranger [who] addressed me in English, although with a foreign accent.” Two days pass before Victor begins to tell his story of how he came so far from land.
How did Walton feel about his guest?
How did Robert feel about his guest? He liked Frankenstein, and hoped they would become friends. Why was Frankenstein in the Arctic? He was pursuing the creature.
How does Walton respond to the stranger why do you think he responds this way to the stranger?
Because Walton sees his own thirst for knowledge in Victor (the stranger), he responds to him with unabandoned enthusiasm. He almost seems to worship Victor as he talks to him more and more on the ship.
Why does the stranger hesitate to tell Walton his story?
Why does the stranger hesitate before he agrees to board Walton’s ship? because he wishes to know where the ship is headed. His family lived comfortably and he never had any hard ships to face. He was deeply loved by his parents and spoiled, being the only child.
How does Walton feel about the creature?
Investigating the noise, Walton is startled to find the monster, as hideous as Victor had described, weeping over his dead creator’s body. The monster begins to tell him of all his sufferings. He says that he deeply regrets having become an instrument of evil and that, with his creator dead, he is ready to die.
How does Shelley characterize Walton?
Walton has a number of characteristics in common with Frankenstein himself: he exhibits a masculine desire to explore, discover, conquer and control. he pitches himself against nature in his search for a new northern sea passage.