by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Birthmark Characters
Meet the Cast
It's rather tempting to write Aylmer off a big old jerk. Let's consider his character for a moment, in slightly modernized terms: he's unhappy with his beautiful wife because she's just not hot eno...
In today's day and age, it can be hard to take Georgiana very seriously. She places all her internal value on her external appearances, and can view herself only through her husband's eyes. When he...
Aminadab is a total oddball character. There isn't a whole lot of text devoted to him in "The Birthmark," but what is there speaks volumes. Hawthorne describes Aminadab as "a man of low stature, bu...