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The Blithedale Romance Summary
Thomas More

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The Blithedale Romance Summary

Plot Summary

"The Blithedale Romance" by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a novel of intrigue and mystery, set in post-colonial Massachusetts. The story tells of Mr. Miles Coverdale's involvement with the community at Blithedale, especially with the mystery surrounding two of the women there, Zenobia and Priscilla. "The Blithedale Romance" is a very interesting novel that reveals the secrets that exist, even within a very small society.

The night before Coverdale goes to Blithedale, Mr. Moodie stops him in the street for a favor, but he changes his mind and refuses to reveal his purpose. In Blithedale, Coverdale meets Zenobia, and Hollingsworth arrives later that night with Priscilla who clings to Zenobia. When Coverdale gets sick, Hollingsworth cares for him, trying to convert him to his philanthropic purposes, and the two men become friends. The mystery surrounding the individual pasts of Zenobia and Priscilla perplex Coverdale. The community at Blithedale learns how...

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