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A Renaissance Tale of Human Hubris On the Interrelationship of Setting Theme and Characters in Nathaniel Hawthornes Rappaccinis Daughter Contents Introduction 1 Argumentation 2 1 The Fantastic Elements of the Setting 2 11 The Preface as a Foretaste 2 12 The Opening Phrase 3 13 Rappaccinis Garden 3 13a The Garden of Eden and the Fairytale Garden 3 13b Rappaccinis Garden as a Reflection of his Hubris 5 2 The Renaissance as Temporal Setting 7 21 Direct Hints to the Renaissance 7 22 The Renaissance as an Age of Radical Changes 8 23 Italy as Spatial Setting 8 3 Allusions to the Renaisance by Means of the Characters 10 31 Beatrice and the Rebirth of the Antiquity 10 31a Vertumnus 10 31b The Noble Savage 10 32 Rappaccini as the Boundless Scientist 12 32a Rappaccini as a Stereotypical Villain 12 32b The Scientist in League with the Devil 12 Faust 14 Frankenstein 15 Good Deeds 16 The Artificial Human 17 Rappaccini Has to Fail 18 Conclusion 20 Bibliography Regard his hellish fall Whose fiendful fortune may exhort the wise Only to wonder at unlawful things Whose deepness doth entice such forward wits To practice more than heavenly power permits Christopher Marlowe The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus Introduction Rappaccinis Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne was first published as Writings of Aubpine in United States Magazine and Democratic Review in 18441 and was republished as Rappaccinis Daughter in Mosses from an old Manse in 1846 Its subject is the fabulous story of the unhappy love between Giovanni Guasconti and Rappaccinis daughter the beautiful Beatrice2 Her father a professor of medicine used her in an experiment of his As a result shes
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