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Character Analysis Of Alymer And Georgiana In The Birthmark By Nathaniel Hawthorne

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In Nathaniel Hawthorn’s short story “The Birthmark,” Alymer and Georgiana, which could have been a sweet love story turns into a frightening experience. Alymer becomes obsessed with removing a small birthmark on Georgiana’s cheek. He insisted that it is the only think that keeps her from being beautiful. Alymer is a scientist and believes he can fix anything and is sure he can create a potion to fix her. Georgiana becomes upset by the comments made by her husband, because her previous boyfriends told her it added a charm. She hints to Alymer that the birthmark may be a connection between her and life. However, Alymer continues to complain about how awful it is. He dreams about her birthmark and cringes when it’s in sight. Georgiana loves Alymer
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