"Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay
To mould me Man, did I solicit thee
From darkness to promote me?"
– Paradise Lost, X, 743-45
Have you ever screamed at your parents, "Well, I didn’t ask to be born!"? Well, that’s pretty much how the monster feels about being created by Frankenstein. Also, the clay business gets back to the Prometheus title. Ah, beautiful.