Young Goodman Brown and Other Hawthorne Short Stories

The Birthmark

How did aylmer come to think of his wife's birthmark? (3 ways why)

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Aylmer found the mark to be more and more intolerable with every day. For him, the birthmark became a symbol of the imperfection of man. The mark began to cause him horror, which Georgiana recognized in his gaze. He felt it was a bloody sign that destroyed her beauty and rendered her hideous.