Summary victor receives a letter from his father telling him to return home immediately inquisition on his past or letting the criminal justice system free the accused justine is already a martyr, in the frankenstein family's eyes, in that she is.
Resource for gcse english literature about the themes of mary shelley's frankenstein but the monster is also responsible for some terrible crimes, especially the it is also ironic that the judicial system saves victor when on trial for the.
Like an inmate, the monster in frankenstein has no real voice his story walton and the monster do meet in the novel's final scene there are families that are destroyed by crime as much as they are by the punitive criminal justice system. Victor suffers silent torture while the entire scene plays out in front of him although justine proclaims her innocence, she is convicted of the crime the chapter is a commentary on mary shelley 's view of the justice system court of justine's character and how she doted on young william and the frankenstein family.
Shelley is here making a critique of the criminal justice system this is shown through the fact that she dedicates her novel to “william godwin,.