Young Goodman Brown Essay | Student Essay

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Good Vs. Evil in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown"

Summary: Examines the symbolism of good and evil in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown".
Good vs. Evil

The short story, "Young Goodman Brown" is a fascinating rendition of the battle between good and evil. The reader must delve into the depths of his/her own beliefs to understand what the symbolism is. Nathaniel Hawthorne writes an entire lesson in life as one big symbol using allegory. The various examples are fruitful and will be presented throughout this essay.

First, the main character's name is Goodman Brown. Does this mean something? It seems Nathaniel Hawthorne wished it to be that way. After reading the story, the reader is left with the impression that "GOOD-MAN" in the focal character's name symbolizes that this will be the good character in the battle between good and evil. Hawthorne begins the allegory immediately with the setting, "Young Goodman Brown came forth....And Faith, as the wife was aptly named..." (Emphasis...

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