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Puritan Influences on Modern American Culture and Thought

The ideas put forth by the Puritans are not simply an important starting point for American culture because they were the first in the country, but because they offered ways of thinking that are still ingrained in our culture today.  →

Analysis and Plot Summary of “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The beginning of the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne introduces us to Young Goodman Brown as he says goodbye to his wife of three months. He tells her that he must go on this journey (although we still do not know where he  →

Nathaniel Hawthorne : An Overview of the Author and Thematic Analysis of Works

  Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1804 (incidentally enough for a writer who would go on to explore some of the darker aspects of American history—the Salem Witch trials) on the fourth of July. His ancestors were  →

Allegory in The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Allegory is one of the primary literary devices used in “The House of Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne and, as in the case of many other works by Hawthorne, it sets the tone for the story and communicates a number  →

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Effects of Sin on the Mind, Body, and Soul

Throughout The Scarlet Letter  by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the effects of sin on the mind, body, and soul of Hester, Dimmesdale, and Chillingworth are all visible even though there are manifested in different ways for each character. Each of the three are living  →

Full Plot Summary and Analysis of “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

As in the case with many other works by Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Birthmark” does not take place in his own time, but rather in the past century (although unlike in other works such as The Scarlet Letter or The Minister’s Black Veil, not in  →

Full Summary and Analysis of “The Minister’s Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

 Click Here to Get Four Exclusive, Never Before Published Literary Analysis Essays on “The Minster’s Black Veil” Written by Our Team of Literature Scholars  In The Minister’s Black Veil by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the reader is introduced to a pleasant scene in  →

Plot Summary and Analysis of Rappaccini’s Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Other essays and articles in the Literature Archives related to this topic include : Nathaniel Hawthorne : An Overview of the Author and Thematic Analysis of Works •  Full Summary and Analysis of “The Minister’s Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthorne  •   Analysis and Plot Summary  →

Comparison of Themes in “The Birthmark” and “Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne: Women, Science, Beauty and Nature

Other essays and articles in the Literature Archives related to this topic include :   Full Plot Summary and Analysis of “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne   •   Analysis and Plot Summary of “Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne  •   Nathaniel Hawthorne : An Overview of the Author and Thematic Analysis  →