The Minister's Black Veil: A Paradigm Essay | Minister's Black Veil

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Minister's Black Veil

Summary: Analysis on Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Minister's Black Veil."
America is a conformist society in which there is no room for individuality ever since the industrialization of America. More and more people want to be in the same group, one entity like machines. Any individuality is either highly praised or particularly persecuted. There is no gray area. Also, even though the praised individual is accepted, other people will start conforming to the new orthodoxy. The praised individual would become very popular, and other people would want to share in that popularity, so they copy it. Some people believe that conformism is inevitable in our modern times where nearly everyone is connected by phones, Internet and airplanes. One of the possible origins for the American conformism is from early Puritan society and how they governed their people. This issue has been a subject of writing for several authors, one of whom is Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hawthorne was a...

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