Victor and his Study of Contemporary Science
(45)Alone: “ I loved my brothers, Elizabeth, and Clerval; these were "old familiar faces," but I believed myself totally unfitted for the company of strangers. Such were my reflections as I commenced my journey; but as I proceeded, my spirits and hopes rose. I ardently desired the acquisition of knowledge.
Is he changed? Or is he just not sociable? (Are you in a way similar when going to college?)