"They consulted their village priest, and the result was that Elizabeth Lavenza became the inmate of my parents' house--my more than sister--the beautiful and adored companion of all my occupations and my pleasures." Page#40
The only reason Victor family adopts Elizabeth Is because she is pretty and they are sure she is charming.
"I wept like a child. "Dear mountains! my own beautiful lake! how do you welcome your wanderer? Your summits are clear; the sky and lake are blue and placid. Is this to prognosticate peace, or to mock at my unhappiness?"Page 91
Nature has the power to evoke strong emotions because of its beauty.
"Justine has just returned to us; and I assure you I love her tenderly. She is very clever and gentle, and extremely pretty; as I mentioned before, her mein and her expression continually remind me of my dear aunt." page 81
Justine’s beauty makes her an object worth loving.
"I must say also a few words to you, my dear cousin, of little darling William. I wish you could see him; he is very tall of his age, with sweet laughing blue eyes, dark eyelashes, and curling hair. When he smiles, two little dimples appear on each cheek, which are rosy with health. He has already had one or two little WIVES, but Louisa Biron is his favorite, a pretty little girl of five years of age." page 81
William is a cute little boy. Too bad he's got such an ugly personality that he has to die.
"A fiendish rage animated him as he said this; his face was wrinkled into contortions too horrible for human eyes to behold; but presently he calmed himself and proceeded" page 183
The monster’s ugly appearance is equated with fiendishness.