The Birth-Mark

the birthmark by nathaniel hawthorne

He is doomed to fial even if the experiment succeeds. Discuss the contradiction in this statment. why is he doomed to fail?

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Perfection is an illusion. Ayelmer pursues his perfection without morality. He will always be left with sorrow because he chases an illusion. He is doomed to failure because he is willing to destroy true beauty for his illusions.