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The Birthmark

The Birthmark


by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Birthmark: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. When Hawthorne wrote this story, what was the view of science? -> Scientific method was glorified
2. To be human is necessarily to be -> Flawed
3. What is the personified creator of all things? -> Pygmalion
4. Hawthorne views obsession as -> American
5. Aylmer loves his wife as long as he can make her -> Pretty