Young Goodman Brown Essay | Brown Loses His Faith

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Brown Loses His Faith

Summary: Essay offers a critical analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown."
Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story titled "Young Goodman Brown" is about a young man trying to retain his faith in the people and the world around him. On All Hallow's Eve, he leaves his wife, named Faith, to honor his meeting with the Devil. Once he reluctantly reaches his destination, he sees the people of his town- from the most holy to the most unworthy- gathered around the Devil, the basin, and Faith. In trying to protect himself from the evil of the Devil, he resists Satan's attempt to mark him as one of his own, and wakes up alone. When he returns to town in the morning, he shrinks away from everyone he saw the previous night, suddenly thinking them to be evil creatures. Goodman Brown cannot accept a middle ground between being purely holy, and purely evil, and no one he knows can live up...

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