Vol. 40 No. 3 (1992)
Research Article

The Probable Etymological Roots of Hawthorne's Pietro Baglioni in “Rappaccini's Daughter”

Published 1992-09-01



An examination of the potential etymological roots of Pietro Baglioni's name in “Rappaccini's Daughter” can provide insight into the character's function in the story as well as accommodate opposing interpretations of his role.


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