Young Goodman Brown and Other Hawthorne Short Stories

the birthmark by nathaniel hawthorne

alymer claims georgianas birthmark is her only flaw and nature's ultimate flaw is death. Why is doomed to fail?

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This is doomed to fail because Georgiana's birthmark is not a flaw rather than a unique part of her beauty. Alymer's sense of perfection is merely an illusion much like the people in fashion magazines that people buy today.