Surfacing and Frankenstein Book Report/Review
...monstrosity. When Victor first glances at his creation, he exclaims, "When I thought of him, I gnashed my teeth, my eyes became inflamed, and I ardently wished to extinguish that life which I had so thoughtlessly made." Similarly, the monster suffers the same repulsion for himself, saying, "I, the
miserable and the abandoned, am an abortion, to be spurned at, and kicked... Sur Comparison of Motifs: Surfacing and Frankenstein Hate Surfacing by Margaret Atwood is packed with images of Americans attacking and adulterating Canada. The Americans are shown to kill for sport, leave trash everywhere, pepper the village with tourist cabins, and install missile silos. One of the characters, David, even...