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* "Literature/TheBirthMark", by Creator/NathanielHawthorne (1843)

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* "Literature/TheBirthMark", "Literature/TheBirthmark", by Creator/NathanielHawthorne (1843)


* ChemistryCanDoAnything: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer is an OmnidisciplinaryScientist who marries a woman with a [[DistinguishingMark birthmark]] on her [[FacialMarkings cheek]]. He uses chemicals to remove the mark.
* DistinguishingMark: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Georgia has had a tiny red handprint [[FacialMarkings on her cheek]] since birth. Familiarity has bred contempt, and the characters attempt to remove it.



* ElixirOfLife: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer admits that such a potion would be possible, although he believes that it would be an imbalance in nature for it to be used.



* FacialMarkings: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Georgia has had a tiny red handprint on her cheek [[DistinguishingMark since birth]]. Familiarity has bred contempt, and the characters attempt to remove it.



* HollywoodAcid: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer creates a drug whose use can kill after seconds or years, and can be used as a cosmetic; washing away freckles or blushes.



* OmnidisciplinaryScientist: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer is supposedly highly proficient in every branch of science. The story itself bears witness to him being a highly capable [[ChemistryCanDoAnything alchemist]], creating a tonic that removes the [[DistinguishingMark birthmark]] from his wife.
--> "a man of science, an eminent proficient in every branch of natural philosophy"


* ChemistryCanDoAnything: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer is an OmnidisciplinaryScientist who marries a woman with a [[DistinguishingMark birthmark]] on her [[FacialMarkings cheek]].

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* ChemistryCanDoAnything: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer is an OmnidisciplinaryScientist who marries a woman with a [[DistinguishingMark birthmark]] on her [[FacialMarkings cheek]]. He uses chemicals to remove the mark.

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First published in 1961 by editors Creator/RichardLLoughlin and Creator/LilianMPopp, this GenreAnthology contains eighteen stories.
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!!Works in this anthology:
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* "{{Literature/Daedalus}}", by Creator/ThomasBulfinch (1855)
* "Literature/TheBirthMark", by Creator/NathanielHawthorne (1843)
* "Literature/ADescentIntoTheMaelstrom", by Creator/EdgarAllanPoe (1841)
* "Literature/AJourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth", by Creator/JulesVerne (1864)
* "Literature/MoxonsMaster", by Creator/AmbroseBierce (1899)
* "Literature/ATaleOfNegativeGravity", by Creator/FrankRStockton (1884)
* "Literature/TheDisintegrationMachine", by Creator/ArthurConanDoyle (1929)
* "Literature/AEpyornisIsland", by Creator/HGWells (1894)
* "{{Literature/Wireless}}", by Creator/RudyardKipling (1902)
* "{{Literature/Tobermory}}", by Creator/HHMunro (1911)
* "Literature/TheRoadsMustRoll", by Creator/RobertAHeinlein (1940)
* "Literature/VisitToASmallPlanet", by Creator/GoreVidal (1956)
* "Literature/QuitZoominThoseHandsThroughTheAir", by Creator/JackFinney (1951)
* "Literature/TheFunTheyHad", by Creator/IsaacAsimov (1951)
* "{{Literature/Triggerman}}", by Creator/JFBone (1958)
* "Literature/TheReportOnTheBarnhouseEffect", by Creator/KurtVonnegutJr (1950)
* "{{Literature/Baxbr}}" by Creator/EvelynESmith (1954)
[[/index]]
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!!Tropes appearing in this work:
* ChemistryCanDoAnything: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer is an OmnidisciplinaryScientist who marries a woman with a [[DistinguishingMark birthmark]] on her [[FacialMarkings cheek]].
* DistinguishingMark: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Georgia has had a tiny red handprint [[FacialMarkings on her cheek]] since birth. Familiarity has bred contempt, and the characters attempt to remove it.
* {{Doorstopper}}: This GenreAnthology clocks in at over 600 pages.
* ElixirOfLife: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer admits that such a potion would be possible, although he believes that it would be an imbalance in nature for it to be used.
* {{Epigraph}}: "Literature/ADescentIntoTheMaelstrom", by Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, is prefaced by a short quote from Creator/JosephGlanville, describing how [[InMysteriousWays ineffable God and Nature]] are.
--> "The ways of God in Nature, as in Providence, are not as our ways; nor are the models that we frame any way commensurate to the vastness, profundity, and unsearchableness of His works, which have a depth in them greater than the well of Democritus." '''Creator/JosephGlanville'''
* FacialMarkings: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Georgia has had a tiny red handprint on her cheek [[DistinguishingMark since birth]]. Familiarity has bred contempt, and the characters attempt to remove it.
* FramingDevice: "Literature/ADescentIntoTheMaelstrom", a ShortStory by Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, the [[NamelessNarrative unnamed narrator]] is listening to his guide, a survivor of the Norwegian [[MegaMaelstrom Moskoe-ström]].
* HollywoodAcid: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer creates a drug whose use can kill after seconds or years, and can be used as a cosmetic; washing away freckles or blushes.
* JustSoStory: "{{Literature/Daedalus}}", by Creator/ThomasBulfinch, explains that the Partridge was created when [[Myth/ClassicalMythology the goddess Minerva]] transformed Perdix into a bird, to save him from his jealous uncle Daedalus.
* MegaMaelstrom: In "Literature/ADescentIntoTheMaelstrom", a ShortStory by Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, the title refers to the Moskoe-ström, named by the local Norwegians. It sits still for perhaps fifteen minutes, when the tide changes. The rest of the time, it's a dangerous whirlpool which can be heard from leagues away, and local storms make the maelstrom worse.
* NamelessNarrative: In "Literature/ADescentIntoTheMaelstrom", a ShortStory by Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, the characters are never given names. Islands, mountains, cities, and the [[MegaMaelstrom Moskoe-ström]] are named, but only adjectives are used for human characters. This effect draws the reader to focus on the Man versus Nature {{Conflict}} in the story.
* OmnidisciplinaryScientist: In "Literature/TheBirthMark", a ShortStory by Creator/NathanielHawthorne, Aylmer is supposedly highly proficient in every branch of science. The story itself bears witness to him being a highly capable [[ChemistryCanDoAnything alchemist]], creating a tonic that removes the [[DistinguishingMark birthmark]] from his wife.
--> "a man of science, an eminent proficient in every branch of natural philosophy"
* PenName: "{{Literature/Tobermory}}" is credited to Creator/HHMunro, who is better known by his pseudonym {{Creator/Saki}}.
* PragmaticAdaptation: "{{Literature/Daedalus}}", by Creator/ThomasBulfinch, is a ShortStory version of Myth/ClassicalMythology, focused on the life of Daedalus.
* TalkingAnimal: The eponymous housecat of "{{Literature/Tobermory}}" is capable of [[CatsAreSnarkers snarking]], sorry; ''speaking'' in English. HilarityEnsues when it turns out Tobermory has [[BrutalHonesty no concept of tact]].
* YearX: "Literature/ADescentIntoTheMaelstrom", a ShortStory by Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, takes place a three years after the tenth of July, 18-.
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