YOung goodman brown comparisn

Nathaniel Hawthorne was a writer of many short stories. Most of his works were related to romanticism, specifically, dark romanticism. Many of his stories relate to evil, guilt, and sin. Many of his works are inspired by Puritan New England (Wikipedia). Hawthorne’s stories, The Birthmark and Young Goodman Brown, are two stories that can easily be compared. In developing the two main characters in these two stories, Nathaniel Hawthorne uses dreams to play an important role. With each story, the dreams presented are extremely beneficial to the development of the story as they give the reader a new view of the plot itself, or the characters within. At the same time, however, it becomes ...

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Faith’s voice and her pink ribbon and walked to the ceremony. He was basically doomed into evil by the devil himself and what took place at the ceremony. It’s unclear whether the encounter in the forest was a dream, but for the rest of his life, Goodman Brown is changed (spark notes). He doesn’t trust many of the people in his town of Salem, can’t believe the words of the minister, and doesn’t fully love his wife (spark notes).
Similar to Young Goodman Brown, Hawthorn’s The Birthmark is based on a dream that Aylmer has. He is disgusted by the imperfection on his wife’s face. He cannot see her as perfect until he removes her birthmark that is on her face. His dream in The Birthmark is to remove it in her sleep in his scientific lab but she does not want it removed. Aylmer is obviously a selfish who wishes to make his dream come ...

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Added: 3/6/2011 08:28:44 PM
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