Rappaccini's Daughter Love

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Many say that love can conquer all, however if the evil is strong enough it can prevail. In Hawthorne’s Rappaccini’s Daughter, the love between Giovanni and Beatrice is obsessive, forbidden, and so deadly that if they had never met Giovanni would have never become poisonous and Beatrice would have led a long albeit lonesome life. When Giovanni first saw Beatrice it was love. However even then he could sense that something was not quite right with her. An example of this is, “Yet Giovanni's fancy must have grown morbid, while he looked down into the garden; for the impression which the fair stranger made upon him was as if here were another flower, the human sister of those vegetable ones, as beautiful as they--more beautiful than the richest
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