Everything you need to understand or teach Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Rappaccini's Daughter is a short story about a young student called Giovanni who falls in love with a girl called Beatrice. Unfortunately, the poison from her father Rappaccini's garden has contaminated her. One touch from Beatrice and Giovanni will die. While his friend Baglioni gives Giovanni the antidote to cure Beatrice to cure her, his motives are from innocent.
The story begins as Giovanni arrives at his lodgings in Padua. It is the first time that he has been to northern Italy - his family home is from the south - and his naivety is obvious from the start. When his landlady, Lisabetta, tells him to put his head out of the window to feel the northern sun, he does as she says, but is immediately disappointed. The sun nowhere near as hot as it is at home. Yet turning his head, he sees something that impresses him...
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