“William is dead!”(Shelley64 ) “ Victor, he is murdered!” (Shelley 64 ).
Clerval attempts to console Victor, after reading the letter
‘“Dear lovely child, he now sleeps with his angel mother!...To die so miserably, to feel the the murderer’s grasp! How much more a murderer, that could destroy such radiant innocence!...” (Shelley 67).
“My journey was very melancholy. At first I wished to hurry on, for I longed to console and sympathize with my friends;...” (Shelley 67).
Victor wants to be home with his friends and family
I need to console Elizabeth and my father
“...but as i drew near my native town, I slacked my progress. I could hardly sustain the multitude of feelings that crowed into my mind.” ( Shelley 67) “Yet, as I drew nearer home, grief and fear again overcame me” (Shelley 68).
Victor becomes nervous as he gets closer
Maybe I should delay my trip home
Victor sees his creature and now believes that the creature killed William
By own creation has killed my brother
“..., and the deformity of its aspect, more hideous than belongs to humanity, instantly informed me that it was the wretch, the filthy demon to whom I had given life...Could he be ( I shuddered at the conception) the murderer of my brother” (Shelley 69).
My dear father, you are mistaken; Justine is innocent
Victor finally returns home and finds that everyone believes that Justine is the murderer
‘“ My dear father, you are mistaken;Justine is innocent” (Shelley 73).