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Young Goodman Brown

eBook - 2015
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Young Goodman Brown" is set in the 17th century Puritan New England. In most of Hawthorne's works, New England is a common setting. Through this story, the author addresses the Puritan belief that entire mankind is in a state of depravity, except for those people who are born in a state of grace. Through his stories, Hawthorne has often tried to expose the hypocrisy of the Puritan culture."Young Goodman Brown" is a symbolic story. The titular character, Goodman Brown" goes through a journey into self scrutiny that results in his loss of belief and virtue. It has been presented in a symbolic fashion. The story takes place when Salem witch trials were being held. It is known that Hawthorne's great-great-grandfather, John Hathorne, was a judge at the trials. The judge passed death sentences.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Raja Sharma, 2015.
ISBN: 9781310934261
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource.
Alternative Title: Young Goodman Brown

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