The Birthmark of Nathaniel Hawthorne
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...Hawthorne Story “The Birthmark” tells in modest and little bit romantic tone about a dedicated scientist d Aylmer, who killed his young loving wife when attempting to correct her natural “imperfection”: a big crimson birth mark on her left cheek, which had shape of human hand-print. Aylmer prepared a brew, which was supposed to remove the birth mark, but, having it drunk, his wife Georgiana died.
Aylmer appears to readers as an ardent, diligent, hard-working and very devoted researcher and book-man, with perfect scientific logic, ideology, spirit, and excellent imagination, who actually loves his science and work even more than he loves his beautiful young wife. He... The Birthmark of Nathaniel...