Rappaccini's Daughter Essay | "Rappaccini's Daughter": A Classical Myth

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"Rappaccini's Daughter": A Classical Myth

Summary: The novel "Rappaccini's Daughter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne can be considered a classical myth. This can be shown by comparing it to three Hawkthorne works of literature designed to be classical myths: "The Minotaur," "The Gorgon's Head," and "The Golden Touch."
In "Rappaccini's Daughter," written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, there are three ways to interpret the story. This essay will be discussing the story as a classical myth, which is the best interpretation of "Rappaccini's Daughter" (McNeill 1). There are three stories that will be compared to "Rappaccini's Daughter" that are also by Nathaniel Hawthorne. They are "The Minotaur," "The Gorgon's Head," and "The Golden Touch." Each myth has its own unique elements, characters, and episodes that are similar in "Rappaccini's Daughter."

As stated before, this essay is about comparing classical myths to "Rappaccini's Daughter." The first story that is being compared is "The Minotaur." Minotaur and Beatrice are two characters who show a few similarities. They both were created by their fathers. King Minos takes care of the Minotaur as Rappaccini takes care of Beatrice. Also both Minotaur and Beatrice have hero figures who eventually kill them...

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