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Walton describes his reaction to the creature's appearance at Frankenstein's deathbed by stating that his first impulse to destroy the monster responsible for his friend's destruction is tempered by "a mixture of curiosity and compassion."

Walton's sympathy for the creature suggests


That Walton is in danger and is too naive to realize it


Walton's commitment to carrying out Frankenstein's dying wish


The creature's lack of remorse and his feeling that his actions were justified


That the creature shares a powerful but conflicted bond with his creator


That he and his fellow shipmates plan to capture the fiend that Frankenstein abhorred

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