What was the main event in Chapter 22 of Frankenstein?

Elizabeth sends a letter to Victor asking if he has another love. When he arrives in Geneva, he assures her that he is ready to marry her. Ten days after his return home, Victor marries Elizabeth.

How happy and serene all nature appears?

How happy and serene all nature appears!” Thus Elizabeth endeavoured to divert her thoughts and mine from all reflection upon melancholy subjects. But her temper was fluctuating; joy for a few instants shone in her eyes, but it continually gave place to distraction and reverie.

How was Victor found innocent?

Victor becomes ill, and two months passes; when he wakes up, he finds himself in the prison. Finally, the court ends, and because Victor was in his lab in the Orkney Islands, it proves that he is innocent and did not commit the crime. He then returns to Geneva with his father who came for a visit.

What change does Victor begin to undergo at the end of Chapter 23?

Victor’s mind turns from a victim to a seeker of revenge, to avenge the deaths of his friends and family at the hands of his creation. He says, “I have but one resource, and I devote myself, either in my life or death, to his destruction.”

Does Victor want to marry Elizabeth?

Victor assures him that the prospect of marriage to Elizabeth is the only happiness in his life. Eager to raise Victor’s spirits, Alphonse suggests that they celebrate the marriage immediately. Victor refuses, unwilling to marry Elizabeth until he has completed his obligation to the monster.

Why does Victor call himself a wretch?

Once Frankenstein has created the monster, he starts calling himself a wretch because he is so horrified by his creation. Foreshadowing the deadly consequences that come about due to his actions, Frankenstein realizes that he is “destined to become the most wretched of human beings” (65).

What is the most important theme in Frankenstein?

The novel, Frankenstein, highlights the theme of individual responsibility as well as social responsibility. Victor’s ambitious project of the creation of a new life reflects the lack of realization of the individual responsibility and the lack of government control.

What happens to Victor at the end of Frankenstein?

At the end of Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein dies wishing that he could destroy the Monster he created. The Monster visits Frankenstein’s body. He tells Walton that he regrets the murders he has committed and that he intends to commit suicide.