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The Birthmark

The Birthmark

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Birthmark: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Birthmark? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. When Hawthorne wrote this story, what was the view of science?


Science was a heresy
Science was like magic
Scientific method was glorified
Scientific method was debunked
There was no scientific method
Q. To be human is necessarily to be


Happy
Perfect
Flawed
Smart
Scientific
Q. What is the personified creator of all things?


Nature
Nurture
Lions
Pygmalion
Pythagorus
Q. Hawthorne views obsession as


Necessary
Foolish
Crucial
Obligatory
American
Q. Aylmer loves his wife as long as he can make her


Pretty
Smart
Educated
Musical
Perfect
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