That was before Elizabeth recovered from scarlet fever and his mom got sick.
Victor and Elizabeth's mom died of Scarlet fever
"my firmest hopes of future happiness were placed on the prospect of your union. This expectation will now be the consolation of your father. Elizabeth, my love, you must supply my place to my younger children....I will endeavor to resign myself cheerfully to death and will indulge a hope of meeting you in another world.”
Everything will be fine
Death is a terrible thing, but my life must go on. I am going to Ingolstadt
After a few weeks of his mom's death, Victor decides to go keep on going with his life