The monster relates how he slowly learned about the world through his senses. He also discovered both the benefits of fire (warmth) and its drawbacks (that burning sensation).
Begin use of historical present.
At first, the monster attempts to get food by going into a hut, but the inhabitants scream in fear and run out. The same thing happens to him every time he goes into a village, or actually, any dwelling of people anywhere.
The monster realizes that everyone is prejudiced against him because he is ugly.
Finally, he finds a small hovel near a cottage and settles in there, watching the family, which consists of a blind old man, and two younger people.