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The Birthmark

The Birthmark


by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Birthmark: And While We’re At It, How About Getting a Nose Job? True or False

1. What did Aylmer do in his dream? -> He watched television and then went to bed. Even his subconscious was pretty boring.
2. In the dream, how deep did the birthmark go? -> To her brain
3. What does Georgiana tell Aylmer after he relates his dream to her? -> She tells him that she wants him to remove the birthmark
4. Who is Aminadab? -> Georgiana’s birthmark. She decided to name it, since they were spending so much time together.
5. How does Georgiana die? -> She stabs herself in the chest