Dr. Heidegger's Experiment

  • Nathaniel's Hawthorne's allegory "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" exposes the flaws and virtues of humanity through the use of the following literary techniques:

    - allegory
    - symbolism
    - allusions 
     (Hippocrates, Father Time, Fountain of Youth)
    - characterization 

    in an attempt to show the human condition.

    Below are the story and handouts from class.

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