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Essay | The Minister's Black Veil

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The Minister's Black Veil

Summary: My essay is about a preacher that comes to church with a black veil upon his face. The essay shows symbolism with the color black, death, fear, secret sin, and a black veil.
The Minister's Black Veil By Hawthorne is a captivating story. Hawthorne shows the reader about secret sin. He shows the reader that the people that seem to be perfect, are not what they seem to be. Hawthorne uses a variety of symbolism throughout the Minister's Black Veil. He uses symbolism with the color black, sin, secrets, and a black veil.

Hawthorne uses the black veil as his main theme. A veil is worn when people are trying to cover their faces. A veil symbolizes a secret. It symbolizes someone trying to cover something black or dark. People may wear a veil to a funeral or to a wedding. The veil also symbolizes people covering their faces to hide sadness or mourn. Mr. Hooper wore a veil upon his face. "He has changed himself into something awful, only by hiding his face." Hawthorne shows the reader that...

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