The weather is starting to become warm. Before the weather was dark and gloomy. Now, spring is coming up so fast. "Spring advanced rapidly; the weather became fine and the skies cloudless," (Shelley 111).
Volney's Ruins of Empires
When felix was sad, a lady came up to him. The lady said hello to Felix. Felix went up and said hello back to her. "On hearing this word, Felix came up hastily to the lady, who, when she saw him, threw up her veil, and I beheld a countenance of angelic beauty and expression," (Shelley 111).
After meeting the lady, Felix is now happy. His sorrows disappears from his face. "Felix seemed ravished with delight when he saw her, every trait of sorrow vanished from his face," (Shelley 112).
Since Victor is a scientist, he is learning about pain which means death but he fears that he did not understand.
Felix shows Safie a book named Volney's Ruins of Empires. The book should help understand the purpose Felix is reading. "The book from which Felix instructed Safie was Volney's Ruins of Empires," (Shelley 114).
It is revealed that Victor has money, no friends, and property. Victor was also ignorant. "Of my creation and creator I was absolutely ignorant, but I knew that I possessed no money, no friends, no kind of property," (Shelley 115).
Victor has learned about pain and death. But he does not quite understand about it. "I learned that there was but one means to overcome the sensation of pain, and that was death-a state which I feared yet did not understand," (Shelley 115).