Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment


Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Ponce de Leon Term Analysis

Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish conquistador who is said to have spent many years in search of the fabled Fountain of Youth.
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Ponce de Leon Term Timeline in Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment

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...Heidegger asks whether anyone in the room has heard of the Fountain of Youth that Ponce De Leon searched for centuries ago. Widow Wycherly asks whether Ponce De Leon ever found the fountain,... (full context)