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    Thesis statement: Nathaniel Hawthorne was a very famous man in the 1800’s who wrote dark stories and poems. “Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in a town named Salem, Massachusetts on July 4th, he was the son of a sea captain and a mother who own the stagecoach that ran between Boston and Salem.” (biography web) The real name of the Hawthornes is Hathorne but was later changed so they wouldn’t be related to the Hathornes in the witch times. Nathaniel Hawthorne was the only boy out of the family, he had two sisters. When Hawthorne was four years of age, they got news saying their father has died of yellow fever when he was sailing the sea. Following the death of his father, Hawthorne’s mother was depressed by the lost of her husband sending her to a state where she never recovered forcing them to go live with their aunt. Well they lived with their aunt, Hawthorne would go into the wilderness resort, where he would play as an indian. This all ended around the age of fifteen when Nathaniel was sent to attend…

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    Rough Draft Nathaniel Hawthorne is an American author from the early 1800s. Hawthorne wrote many children’s story’s and romance novels. As Hawthorne started publishing his short story’s he began to add an additional “w” to his name, his name went from “Hathorne" to “Hawthorne.” “Hawthorne had two characteristics of life, those who follow their head and intellect, and those who follow their heart” (Diorio 11). This was the basis of Hawthorne’s way of life. Nathaniel Hawthorne's writing has…

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    stories that take readers to another place and into another’s shoes. One author that has followed this path is Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hawthorne is known for his amazing stories that take the reader into a different time and place while sharing his own views of society through allegories along with other rhetorical strategies or devices. These places, times, and scenarios, that he takes his readers into was inspired by his surroundings. Hawthorne was inspired by his father’s travels, his visits to…

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    American poet Nathaniel Hawthorne had changed his last name by adding the “w”. His original last name was Harthorne but wanted to separate himself from his family because his father was a judge in the Salem trials. Hawthorne lived in a time where authors did not put pictures in their writings. Due to this Hawthorne wrote very detailed and descriptive poems. By using very detailed and descriptive writing ways he was able to capture the roughness of life in his poem “The Ocean”. He did this by…

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    The theme that was expressed by Nathaniel Hawthorne was Dark Romanticism. The author uses this story to convey that appearance doesn’t correlate with character. Dark Romanticism is the thought that nature is both good and evil. This is can be expressed by Dark Romanticism because Beatrice’s appearance is pretty while her character is poisoned or dark. This is expressed throughout the story because Beatrice had two sides to her a pretty side and a dark side, which was poisoned by her father. Some…

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    “The Birthmark” In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s story, “The Birthmark”, Aylmer is a crazy scientist who gave up everything to marry who was to him, the most perfect woman he has ever known which name is Georgiana. As we know, nothing is perfect in life, neither Georgiana was. From Aylmer views, Georgiana was so perfect morally and spiritually. However, Aylmer was unhappy with a little imperfection on Georgiana’s face, which makes him obsessed by such powers that he wanted to experiment on his wife…

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    Nathaniel Hawthorne writes a parable set in a small town in Milford, New England during the 16th century. His decision to go with a Puritan town plays a crucial role in understanding the story’s message. The Puritans were known for their obsession with sin and their effort to eliminate it from their lives through strict moral codes. Hawthorne can stress the importance of the message through by utilizing a town whose beliefs with contradict from the message. Therefore, allowing readers to really…

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    In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story The Birthmark, Aylmer, a young male scientist was married to a beautiful woman, named Georgiana. Georgiana was lusted after by many due to her elegance and poise, but she still possessed a singular flaw. Embedded on her face, in the center of her left cheek, was a small birthmark, shaped like a hand. As the story progressed, this one fault began to irritate the couple beyond words, especially Aylmer who simply could not let go of Georgiana’s defect. This…

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    In the early Nineteenth Century, Nathaniel Hawthorne was one of America’s most important writers since the publication of The Scarlet Letter. Hawthorne was known as a romancer and even a realist when writing many of his pieces. When writing the short story, The Birthmark, Hawthorne say that it was one of two of his most challenging stories. The story is about a crazed scientist Aylmer and his wife Georgiana and his hatred towards Georgiana’s birthmark. Aylmer caused Georgiana to hate herself…

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    A story that I’ve read by Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Birthmark has had an impact on me throughout the semester. The reason I choose this piece of work by Hawthorne, because after reading the story and understanding what was going on, it had some flaws that I personally can relate too, but don’t like it all. I feel that judging someone that you like isn’t right at all from whatever the problem is. Just a brief overview of The Birthmark, Aylmer has a huge issue with his newly wife birthmark on her…

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