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HAWTHORNE AND THE SUPERNATURAL Ghosts witches the unexplained and the unknown all supernatural things that can scare people surprise people or just make them think Hawthorne used the supernatural in his work to add excitement suspense and fright In Rappaccinis Daughter Dr Heideggers Experiment and The House of Seven Gables one can find many examples of this In Rappaccinis Daughter Rappaccini is a scientist whose wife cheated on him and he was hurt very much so much that he made his daughter so that no living creature could touch her or it would die instantly He created a plant that had these effects and made his daughter like it He has to kill animals with the poisonous plant and then inject its blood into her He thought that making his daughter like this would keep any man from hurting her because he would not be able to touch her Then Rappaccinis daughter met Giovanni who started to like her more and more each time they talked He was not allowed in the garden where she was but one night he got a key from a housekeeper and went in to see Rappaccinis daughter They were in love but he could not touch her or he would die she explained When Giovanni understood he became mad and went to Rappaccini for an explanation Giovanni told Rappaccini how he had ruined his dream by keeping him from his daughter and said he would do anything for her Rappaccini put something in Giovannis drink to make him sleep and then Rappaccini made Giovanni like his love Giovanni felt doomed when he woke up in Rappaccinis lab but Rappaccini had accomplished just what he wanted They could only be with one another for if they touched another person that person would perish Giovanni and Rappaccinis daughter went to Giovannis science professor for an antidote to counteract the poison Giovanni was the first to try and he died upon drinking
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