Welcome to our webpage for Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, The Birthmark. As a group project for Ms. Eppich's 3rd period GT English II class we will be posting information and analyses here, enjoy!
Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804- May 19, 1864) was an American novelist and writer. His work generally features moral allegories and are considered to be a part of the Romantic Movement, more specifically dark romanticism. His themes often focus on evil and sin with deeper, complex, moral messages . Hawthorne's use of literary devices in his novels and short stories make him an exceptional writer.
16 September, 2012- Freytag's Pyramid
18 September, 2012- Themes, Motifs, and Symbols
24 September, 2012- Literary Criticism
26 September, 2012- Video-Newscast
SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on The Birthmark.” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. 2007. Web. 6 Sept. 2012