The creature is alive “as he approached, seemed to exceed that of a man. I was troubled; amist came over my eyes, and I felt a faintness seize me;”
"But I scarcely observed this; rage and hatred had at first deprived me of utterance, and I recovered only to overwhelm him with words expressive of furious detestation and contempt."
Victor is shocked
"His countenance bespoke bitter anguish, combined with disdain4 and malignity, while its unearthly ugliness rendered it almost too horrible for human eyes. But I scarcely observed this;”
“Devil,” I exclaimed, “do you dare approach me?
Victor is showing his not afraid of the creature.
"Begone, vile insect! Or rather, stay that I may trample you to dust! And, oh! That I could, with the extinction of your miserable existence, restore those victims whom you have so diabolically murdered!”