On the off chance that you 've been paying attention on Hawthorne 's admonishing over the span of the story, you ought to expect something like this. As we talked about Georgiana 's birthmark is no conventional splotch. For one, it speaks to man 's blemishes – the very flaws that make her human. On top of that, we are told again and again that the skin coloration is profoundly imbedded in her face. We can figure that, typically, this implies man 's blemishes are profoundly imbedded in his character. To put it plainly, the...
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... of "The Birthmark" is that Aylmer didn 't perceive that he was so fortunate to have Georgiana, and that he is at shortcoming for destroying everything. As Hawthorne says: “Had Aylmer reached a profounder wisdom, he need … texture with the celestial. The momentary circumstance was too strong for him; he failed … the perfect future in the present.” (pg. 164-3, paragraph 90)
The story highlights mental subjects of the quest for flawlessness as the hero fixates on his mate 's stylish birth imperfection. It additionally offers philosophical editorial with respect to societal magnificence benchmarks and the view of excellence, the body vs. soul, and the dangers of controlling human instinct. Lesson #1: Man is inherently and necessarily flawed. Lesson #2: Science isn 't the be-all and end-all. Lesson #3: Men are usually fools who don 't know a good thing when they have it.
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