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07-11-2009, 05:13 AM
Rappaccini’s Daughter written by Nathanial Hawthorne seems to include many of Emerson’s ideas in his essay, Nature. The intoxicating garden was a microcosm of Emerson’s grand nature. Beatrice couldn't have loved the young man in a way all ordinary women would love their boyfriends or husbands, though she always dreamed that she could. How do you define the character, Beatrice, and how will you end your story if you are creating a modern version of it?