Frankenstein's Creature's Realization

Setting things right
The creature reveals in its last address its understanding of moral values, and because of its knowledge looks forward to its destruction in order to rid itself of its misery.    
Contrary to Victors belief that his creature was in fact a monster, the creature has an ongoing humanity and an understanding of moral values.   Standing over Victors dead body, it speaks to Walton of its plan to die: “I shall no longer feel the agonies which now consume me, or be the prey of feelings unsatisfied, yet unquenched”(190).   The agonies which the creature speaks of are those feelings of repentance and regret it gained after killing William and Elizabeth.   It demonstrates that it has moral values not only because of the fact that it knows the difference between right and wrong, but also because the knowledge affects it so deeply.   The creature not only feels the agonies of regret, but is consumed by them.   Although it abhors Victor and thinks that he deserved the loss of his loved ones, its moral values disturb its mind and heart for destroying the innocent just because of its own feelings of unsatisfaction and hate towards Victor.   It had killed because of these unsatisfied feelings, but was still not able to make itself feel any better because it knew that murder was incorrect and horrible due to its knowledge of the difference between right or wrong.   The creature also shows its knowledge of moral values when it describes that the “…cheering warmth of summer…the rustling of the leaves and the chirping of the birds… were all to [it]”(190).   As the creature looks back upon the elements of nature it so loved when it was born and during its infancy, it shows that it now knows that those times were when he was still pure and good.   During those times it had just enjoyed nature for its beauty and serenity, but now appreciates it for the good morals it symbolizes.   It felt the warmth of summer and heard the birds and leaves when it’s soul was still benevolent...