motion of every muscle . . . extremities of my limbs

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motion of every muscle . . . extremities of my limbs

The oddity of this observation seems to be directly based in Victor's experience as a physiologist. What the reader cannot miss, however, is the extent of self-absorption that could lead a man in the process of discovering his wife's corpse to note his own bodily symptoms with such detached scrupulosity.