Rappaccini's Daughter Summary
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Rappaccini's Daughter Summary

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...

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