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Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Anna Nelson

on 4 November 2014

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Transcript of Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

American Romanticism
* Literary movement that dominate America and Europe during the 19th century.
* Romantic writers didn't necessarily focus on romance. They elevated the imagination over reason and intuition over fact.
* Romantic writing often accented the fantastic aspects of human experience.

Authors to note: Nathaniel Hawthorne, John Keats, Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving
Rappaccini's Daughter: Main Themes
Love vs. Lust

Individual vs. Society

The Dangers of Science

Nature vs. Nurture
Rappaccini's Daughter: Items for Discussion
* Symbolic elements of the story
* How does Hawthorne portray the role of female in this story?
* Examine the issue of guilt. Who should be blamed for the consequences?
* How would you describe the types of "love" demonstrated in the story?
Rappaccini's Daughter: Symbols

* The deteriorating statue
* The poisonous plant
* The garden
* Rappaccini
* Beatrice
Rappaccini's Daughter: Characters
* Dr. Giacomo Rappaccini
(pronunciation: JAHK uh mo Rahp uh CHEE ne)
* Giovanni Guasconti
(pronunciation: Joh VAHN e Gwa SKOHN te)
* Beatrice Rappaccini
* Dr. Pietro Baglioni
(pronunciation: PYET ro Bal YOHN e)
* Old Lisabetta
(pronunciation: Leez uh BET uh)
Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience
Explain what these things/people symbolize in the story.
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