themes of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Rappaccini’s Daughter

Analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Rappaccini’s Daughter

In a thought-provoking allegory written nearly two years after “The Birth-Mark,” Nathaniel Hawthorne uses a first-person narrator to introduce “Rappaccini’s Daughter.” This nameless narrator tells the reader that he translated the story, originally entitled “Beatrice: ou la Belle Empoisonneuse” (Beatrice:… Read More ›