I know, I feel
A highly resonant shift of language. Elizabeth is forced back on intuition in the same manner as Victor had been on his return to Geneva (I:6:25). Given the miscarriage of justice perpetrated by those who convicted Justine on the basis of circumstantial logic, Elizabeth's intuitive knowledge of the heart seems a preferable means by which to organize—or to transcend—social institutions. And yet, the contrasting case of Victor's passion for revenge would suggest how unpredictable, and even dangerous, such a course might be.