Discuss the role of sickness in the novel. Victor often seems to fall ill after traumatic events.

Discuss the role of sickness in the novel. Victor often seems to fall ill after traumatic events. Is this a means of escape, and, if so, is it effective? What might be the psychological implications of this? Is there another explanation for his recurring illness?

Source: https://archive.org/details/Frankenstein1818Edition/Frankenstein/page/n35/mode/2up