Rappaccini’s Daughter Literary Devices

Rappaccini’s Daughter is a short story of Nathaniel Hawthorne, about Rappaccini. Rappaccini is an old scientist who lives in the town where he studied and experimented with poisonous plants to discover their “perfect poison”, one that would work on any creature and could not be cured. Rappaccini, now obsessed with finding this perfect poison, breeds … Read more