Alymer In The Birthmark

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In the The Birthmark, Alymer is a very intelligent and successful scientist of the 19th century who marries an extremely beautiful girl named Georgiana. Alymer is deeply in love with Georgiana especially her beauty except for the fact that she has a slight birthmark on her left cheek which resembles a tiny hand print. Alymer wants to remove the birthmark as he believes she will be pure perfection without it. The story begins in Alymer and Georgiana’s home and then later at Alymer’s laboratory which is a large apartment with a lot of rooms. As the story opens, Georgiana is unaware that the birthmark on her cheek is such a shock to her husband because he did marry her and she has always been told it is a “charm.” This conflict causes Georgiana
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