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So she want short only Half of the eighteenth century, a scientist named Aylmer, married a beautiful Georgiana, who has a face birthmark, Alymer find ways to remove birthmarks, while he devises an elixir with which to remove it. Alymer was always failed in the experiment, but Georgina confident on Alymer career and willing to sacrifice for her husband's desire. Finally he success removed the birthmark, but his wife died.
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Half of the eighteenth century, a scientist named Aylmer, married a beautiful Georgiana, but can not tolerate his wife's face birthmark, find ways to remove birthmarks, He takes Georgiana into his laboratory, where he has set up a special room for her to hang out while he devises an elixir with which to remove the birthmark. In the laboratory we meet Aminadab, Aylmer's assistant, who is stocky and earthly in contrast to the spiritual and lofty Aylmer. Georgiana saw her husband Alymer seek the best treatment for his beloved wife. While her husband is always failed in the experiment, but Georgina confident Alymer career and willing to sacrifice for her husband's desire. Finally got it though, so his wife also died.
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she now thinks herself ugly. Sure enough. the birthmark fades almost entirely from her face. Then. His entire life has been about figuring out the way that nature works. Aminadab laughs again.plot.characterization. Aylmer's assistant.theme and moral values in the story. Georgiana is so upset by this dream that she tells Aylmer to figure out a way to get rid of the birthmark. she dies. Aminadab laughs at the outcome rather cryptically. Because Aylmer thinks the birthmark is ugly. Georgiana falls completely to pieces. Georgiana wakes up. since human beings are necessarily imperfect. The deeper he cut. He takes Georgiana into his laboratory. he wanted to keep cutting through her heart to get it out. until it was a part of Georgiana's very heart. However. which we have to say is rather untactful.RE : write short story analysis on your chosen short story for this project in about 350 words using the short story analysis criteria such as setting. she tells Aylmer that she is dying. and both partners become increasingly unhappy in their marriage. the deeper the birthmark went. he says. some catty women said that it messed up an otherwise perfect face. Aylmer tells his wife of a dream he had. but also dead). . He doesn't like the birthmark. as we might expect. where he has set up a special room for her to hang out while he devises an elixir with which to remove the birthmark. Georgiana has always liked it. In the dream. Now. he explains. who is stocky and earthly in contrast to the spiritual and lofty Aylmer. Georgiana is distinctive in that she has a small red birthmark on her cheek in the shape of a tiny hand. In the laboratory we meet Aminadab. You are also required to make connections between your life experience and choosen short story. When the elixir is finally ready. Georgiana. Aylmer is kind of an idiot for throwing away a good thing (a good thing being the beautiful woman who is now perfect. who drinks it and falls asleep. the birthmark becomes the symbol of human imperfection. Sadly. Aylmer brings it to his wife. he has put down his test tubes long enough to marry a beautiful woman. Most men who pursued her found the birthmark attractive. until Aylmer brings up the topic one day soon after their marriage. in which he tried to surgically remove the birthmark. Aylmer has already been working on such a plan. The narrator then takes over for the conclusion to tell us that Georgiana couldn't live as a perfect being. In Aylmer's mind. he thinks Georgiana would be perfect if it were removed. SYNOPSIS The Birthmark Summary How It All Goes Down Aylmer is a late 18th-century scientist who is totally and completely committed to his work. just recently. to the detriment of his personal and social life. Some time later. Also.
. have told her the mark is a charm. which he decided to cut out. Aylmer obsesses about the birthmark. Aylmer agrees to try. asking how he can love her if she is shocking to him. comes out to help. the accounts of his studies make her worship him. he is angry. Many people. Aylmer comforts her with some of his more magical creations: “airy figures. and she has always thought maybe they were right. fountains. The mark disappears when she blushes. Some women think the mark ruins her beauty. Then he gives her a fast-growing flower that dies as soon as she touches it. Aylmer remembers dreaming that he had removed the birthmark with a knife. She cheerfully says no but grows serious when she sees that he asked the question seriously. One night she reminds him of a dream he had. She sings to him. Georgiana is angry at first. it symbolizes mortality and sin and comes to tower over Georgiana’s beauty in his mind. Another is a poison that. Georgiana is appalled. even though he says he knows that doing so would be wrong. any mark is shocking. He has already made stunning discoveries about volcanoes. Aylmer shudders at the sight of Georgiana. Aylmer’s grotesque assistant. Aylmer says that because her face is almost perfect. and she faints. He believes that he could turn base metal into gold and create a potion that would grant eternal life if he wanted to. Georgiana says that she will risk her life to have the birthmark erased. but he says her birthmark needs a much deeper cure. Aylmer tells Georgiana about alchemy. One such wonder is a vial that holds a powerful perfume. She reads the books in his scientific library. but the narrator says this is nonsense. likening himself to Pygmalion. Now he will resume his studies of the creation of life. as well as his accounts of his own experiments. he throws it into acid. and then she weeps. mines. Georgiana’s male admirers love the birthmark. would allow Aylmer to kill someone instantly or after a long period of time. Between experiments. The narrator explains that the birthmark in question is a red mark in the shape of a tiny hand on Georgiana’s left cheek. plunging down until he had reached his wife’s heart. absolute bodiless ideas. Thrilled. but when the plate shows a hand. Georgiana wakes up in sweet-smelling rooms that have been made beautiful for her. and although his words are kind. She realizes that his achievements always fall short of the goals he originally sets. For him. restoring his spirits. As the couple enters the laboratory. Georgiana realizes that Aylmer has been doctoring her food or making her inhale something in the air. One day. depending on the dose. He can think of nothing else. and many would risk their lives just to kiss it. Aylmer asks his wife whether she has ever thought about removing the birthmark on her cheek. They decide to move to the apartments where Aylmer has his laboratory. saying they must take out her heart.PLOT OVERVIEW The narrator introduces Aylmer as a brilliant scientist and natural philosopher who has abandoned his experiments for a while to marry the beautiful Georgiana. Aylmer catches her crying over his journals. He shows her another potion that can wipe away freckles. He kisses his wife’s unmarked cheek. she says.” He shows her moving scenes that mimic real life. and forms of unsubstantial beauty. and other natural wonders. He disappears for hours and then shows her his cabinet of wonders. Next he tries to create a portrait of her with a metal plate. He spoke in his sleep. Still. Aminadab. He professes complete confidence in his own abilities. Her body feels strange. He says he would not remove the birthmark if Georgiana were his wife. but Aylmer says the poison is more good than bad.
As this short summary of “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne will note later in the analysis. Georgiana wakes. sunny. However. but then. accuses her of prying. He shows her how it cures a geranium of blots. As the last crimson tint of the birthmark — that sole token of human imperfection — faded from her cheek. it could be Nature herself. . insisting instead to create his ideal version of her. “The fatal hand had grappled with the mystery of life. the narrator says in one of the important quotes from “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. trying to perfect a potion to cure his wife’s birthmark and in the process. At this point the odd character of Aminadab enters. who is the assistant to his master and helps him with experiments. Although there are several longer passages about Aylmer’s activities in the chamber as his wife patiently waits. She feels nothings at first. and tells her to go away. we can never know. and its removal will be dangerous. When he sees her. Aminadab makes the important comment that he would never have the birthmark removed from his beautiful wife. which is one of the important aspects to his presence as one of the characters in “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Moved. He brings her a potion that he says cannot fail. the parting breath of the now perfect woman passed into the atmosphere. it is not necessarily important. sees herself in the mirror. and tells Aylmer not to feel bad about rejecting “the best the earth could offer. took its heavenward flight” and Georgiana dies as her husband hears some unearthly strange laughter from somewhere he can’t identify. Who is laughing in “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Eventually. Georgiana goes to the laboratory to find Aylmer. ANALYSIS At this point in the short story “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. if only because she is completely devoted to him. saying he should trust her and not try to hide his fears. lingering a moment near her husband. In her room. eventually starts to feel strange. and was the bond by which an angelic spirit kept itself in union with a mortal frame. She stands her ground and refuses. with shaggy hair hanging about his visage. Aminadab laughs. but since this is an allegory. Georgiana thinks about how noble it is that Aylmer refuses to love her as she is. he grows angry. several of his theories and past discoveries are related to the reader. Mostly. even in the chambers where the scientist has taken his wife to be “corrected” and has taken great pains to make the room beautiful. Aylmer looks at his wife and is delighted and horrified to watch her birthmark dissolving.A few hours later. Aylmer says the mark goes deep into her body. and pleasant-smelling. Aylmer watches her with tenderness but also as if he is watching a scientific experiment unfold. He was “a man of low stature. and her soul. She promises to drink whatever he tells her to drink. but bulky frame. his wife is experiencing some apprehension but nonetheless moves forward and complies. but will be useful for the analysis. for this summary of “The Birth Mark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. He finally decides on a potion and gives it to his wife. plans are underway in Aylmer’s mind to move forward with the removal of the birthmark. Gradually the birthmark fades. as it dissolves and fades. the scientist / alchemist is working.” Then she dies. She drinks the liquid and sleeps. which was grimed with the vapors of the furnace” and something of a frightening personage.
especially as she notices him recoiling anytime she grows pale or flushed enough to see it vividly. In soothing his wife. the story must backtrack and explain that while the birthmark might be bothersome to her husband. as her husband’s insistence about possible correction of the dreadful birth mark grows. perfection. several of whom viewed her birthmark not as a sign of her imperfection or flaws. the deeper sank the hand. until at length its tiny grasp appeared to have caught hold of Georgiana’s heart. Her birthmark. To Alymer. but rather in the past century (although unlike in other works such as The Scarlet Letter or The Minister’s Black Veil. but a kiss from an angel or a fairy marking. However. After this first section of “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne and the introduction of our main character as a man of science and his wife as a woman of great beauty with one small imperfection. which we hesitate whether to term a defect or a beauty. being a man of science. as being the visible mark of earthly perfection” (Hawthorne 1022). a sign that even nature’s beauty in a woman can be flawed and begs for correction (at least in Aylmer’s mind. Georgiana is nonetheless a great beauty and she was greatly desired by many men.” Here. shocks me. interestingly. and the ability to tamper with and change what nature intended. especially to a man so absorbed in thinking about Nature. “you came so nearly perfect from the hand of Nature that this slightest possible defect. she too begins to hate it more than ever. she has on her cheek can be removed. it seems at this point). the significance of the title is clear as wonders at the beginning of the story whether or not the birthmark. it must be added here. which is. his wife is perfection personified but this birthmark gives him extreme consternation and. in the shape of a small red hand. in other words. “He had fancied himself with his servant Aminadab. not in the Puritan period). he says in one of the important quotes from “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. her husband was inexorably resolved to cut or wrench it away. a great deal of wordiness—even for Hawthorne and explanations about the scientific mindset of his main character Aylmer) the narrative shifts to some degree to more dialogue as Georgiana asks her husband about what his dream was nights before. “The Birthmark” does not take place in his own time. which he explained in one of the important quotes from “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. whence. in an obvious move toward . despite the amount of love Aylmer has for his wife in “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. is described in the beginning as a man who is a great scientist and lover nature but who also has a beautiful wife whom he loves dearly.PLOT SUMMARY As in the case with many other works by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The main character in this short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne. attempting an operation for the removal of the birthmark. With some hesitation he tells her about the dream. As the narrator of “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne continues to unravel the story (with. is. however. he wishes to remove it. Aylmer. but the deeper went the knife. Georgiana. While she was not too perturbed by the marking at the beginning.
Georgiana acts as if she is a robot under the control of her creator. Living in rooms decorated like elegant boudoirs. making a potion that would give its drinker eternal life. And his actions belie his claim to respect life: he has invented a poison capable of killing a person instantly or during the course of years. Indeed. and her only reward for her obedience and deference is death. Aylmer is a character. she willingly risks death. If Aylmer is the villain of the story. breathing in mysterious. women should not be expected to obey their husbands at all costs. Unlike modern writers. or habits of speech. Georgiana A beautiful and passionate woman. By making Aylmer a symbol for the mind and then showing how dangerous it is when the mind operates independent of morality. By manipulating her “heart” which is symbolically linked to her birthmark (since there are numerous fears she expresses about how her heart and her hand shaped birthmark are linked) he is tempting fate. it is clear the ways in which this dr eam sequence acts as foreshadowing in “The Birthmark” for the conclusion of the short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Georgiana cares only about Aylmer’s opinion of her. she discards years of praise and becomes disgusted with herself. An incredibly skilled scientist. through the dream sequence. which is nothing less than to exercise a godlike control over life. Perhaps Hawthorne is suggesting that although devotion is a laudable trait. Because she believes she should do anything to make Aylmer happy. a man whose mind has overpowered his sense of decency. however. He also provides almost none of the details about Aylmer that we expect. character-altering fumes. Georgiana is undone by her allegiance to her husband. We never learn his age. trusting her husband absolutely. he has made many exciting discoveries about the physical world. Such an invention proves that Aylmer longs to control nature itself. . The significance of Aylmer’s dream in “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne cannot be underestimated. childhood. CHARACTERISM Aylmer Aylmer is an intellectual run amok. Although he protests that he would never actually carry out his more outlandish ambitions — such as turning base metal into gold. of course. She acts as society says she should. Georgiana is the heroine. Hawthorne warns us that unchecked ambition without regard for morality will result only in disaster and death. depending on the administrator’s whim. The ideal wife—at least according to the ideals of a bygone era—Georgiana considers Aylmer to be her master. For those who know the ending of “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. His inquiries into the spiritual world. But it is not Hawthorne’s aim to convince us that Aylmer is a real person. birthplace. Hawthorne is less interested in plumbing the psychological depths of his characters than he is in using them to prove a point. nonrealistic being. and looking at fake vistas. or creating humans from nothing—he believes that he is at least capable of performing such miracles. but he also functions as a symbol of intellect and science. he goes out of his way to make Aylmer a fantastical. that by attempting to mess with nature’s plan or even Nature’s way of creating beauty. tend to be more disturbing.foreshadowing. he can only destroy or create imperfection. he is basically revealing. Aylmer’s journals reveal that he considers his greatest achievements worthless in comparison to his ambition. even if her life is the price. Although every other man she has encountered has swooned over her beauty and many would risk death for the privilege of touching her birthmark. Nonetheless. Because he is horrified by her appearance. after Aylmer tells his wife of his dream (and he is said to have a guilty feeling afterwards—thus hinting he knows there is something wrong with his desire to remove the birth mark) and she agrees that no matter what the cost (she worships her husband and wants to make him happy) she will allow him to attempt to remove it.
She examines Aylmer’s accounts of his experiments and understands everything she finds there. and chides him for keeping her in the dark about the danger of the experiment. a ludicrous turn of events. This overlapping suggests that no clear boundary exists between Georgiana’s beauty and one flaw. Before passing away. When the occasion calls for it. is the exclusive province of heaven and can’t be found on earth. never appear in the story.” Themes The Foolishness of Striving for Perfection Aylmer’s desire to make his wife perfect is doomed to failure because perfection. willing to risk her life to make someone else happy. Hawthorne uses lyrical language to describe Georgiana’s skin. In general. Georgiana’s beauty seems more amazing because it isn’t seamless. she is not simply the familiar and stereotypical downtrodden wife. Motifs Red and White The colors red and white recur throughout “The Birthmark” to highlight both Georgiana’s purity and imperfections. On the other hand. And she does not die a silent martyr’s death. So too does his description of the blending of the two colors. her tiny imperfection is all he can see. Aylmer has the ability to make lovely sights and amazing aromas from nothing. but Hawthorne stress es that their appreciation of her is far more sensible than Aylmer’s fixation on her single imperfection. These men. She refuses to apologize for entering Aylmer’s laboratory. The wisest men in the story are those who understand that perfection is not a goal worth pursuing. Unlike her husband’s potions. In the same way that life seems more precious because we know we’ll die. she passes the time by reading the works of philosophy she finds in her husband’s scientific library. Hawthorne suggests. Georgiana does have some measure of power over her husband’s spirit. Georgiana’s slight flaw only enhances her loveliness. In addition. scientific experiments. In the end. Her birthmark is described as crimson and ruby-colored. and the beauty of her voice restores his good mood. These words reveal that the narrator thinks Georgiana’s birthmark and the red and white shades of her face make her more beautiful. but these categories sometimes overlap: when she blushes. while the skin around it is likened to snow and marble. the very success of Aylmer’s perfection-inducing potion may doom Georgiana to death. almost magical. She is also far nobler than her husband. not less. Aylmer’s attempt to control nature with science ends only in death and unhappiness. . Georgiana is far more complex and believable a character than is Aylmer. a power that comes not from science but nature. A highly intelligent woman. The loveliness of the language he uses to describe her puts the narrator in opposition to Aylmer. for example. it is untouched nature itself that is shown to be more powerful than any manmade creation. Georgiana’s admirers. when Aylmer’s spirits flag. For example. The desire for perfection not only kills Georgiana. he asks Georgiana to sing to him. In fact. It grows in his mind until the very sight of the beautiful Georgiana repulses him. Georgiana’s birthmark also demonstrates the power of nature because it captivates and intoxicates almost everyone who sees it. it also ruins her husband because his desire to create the ideal woman becomes a fixation that prevents him from seeing the good in his wife. she is no longer able to exist in this world. Because she becomes an ideal being. she demonstrates a final burst of self -confidence by urging Aylmer not to feel bad about rejecting “the best the earth could offer. she can also be feisty. her voice is entirely natural but has a much greater effect. completely unmarred. her skin turns the same color as the birthmark. but he doesn’t have the ability to control his wife’s spirit or prolong her life. Even though she submits to her husband’s demands. Eventually. the birthmark is red and Georgiana’s skin is white.Even though Hawthorne’s characters can often be two-dimensional people. Science versus Nature In a story full of wildly successful. For these men.
but she devotes her husband very much and follows his plan that causes her death. sorrow. despite her suspicions that they will kill her. He is a smart man. nature’s way of reminding us that every living thing eventually dies. bottled the world’s most delicious scents. He explores his idea about moral. created a powerful poison. every living thing is flawed in some way. the symbol of death on her cheek clashes with her natural generosity and sunny spirit. He has investigated volcanoes. mines. The hand-shaped mark on Georgiana’s cheek is the one blemish on an otherwise perfect being. CHARACTER LIST Aylmer . grubby man. Aminadab feels more compassion for Georgiana than her own husband does. MORAL VALUE “The Birthmark” is a short story written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Ironically.Aylmer’s wife. his disgust is a strong indictment of Aylmer. Aminadab is an able helper but simultaneously disgusted by Aylmer’s desire to erase Georgiana’s birthmark. etc. Aylmer’s experiments and creations have made him famous in the scientific community. Georgiana is physically and spiritually lovely.A brilliant yet misguided scientist and the protagonist of the story. intelligent. We should always try to act in morality and be able to differentiate which one is good and which one is bad and apply it in our life. and caring woman. This story is one of the interested stories that has the good values such as sin. A beautiful. one of the famous writers in shaping of modern short story in America. Aylmer’s revulsion for his wife’s birthmark suggests the horror he feels at the prospect of death. Aylmer also mistakenly believes that the birthmark represents Georgiana’s moral decrepitude and spiritual flaws even though she isn’t a woman prone to sin at all. it will mean that he has the power to prolong life indefinitely. Aminadab . According to the narrator. Because Aminadab represents the physical side of existence. The objective of this writing is to analyze the moral values that reflects in the story. and clouds. pain. If anything.Symbols Georgiana’s birthmark symbolizes mortality. Georgiana worships her husband and submits to his unreasonable demands. Aylmer is a selfish and cruel man whose delusions ultimately kill his wife.Aylmer’s assistant. since people still concern about the topic of moral that can be accepted as a good lesson today. and made a potion capable of erasing physical flaws such as freckles. He mistakenly comes to believe that if he can root out this symbol of transience. but his misinterpretation of the symbol on Georgiana’s face leads him astray. Georgiana feels the pain in her heart when she realizes that her husband did not accept the birthmark. strong. Her only flaw is a small red birthmark shaped like a tiny hand on her left cheek. sin and love in this allegorical tales. Although his intentions are good. Georgiana . A hulking. It is suggested that we should love and accept other people that created by God. a blemish that marks her as mortal. .
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