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Is the Fellow Traveler in "Young Goodman Brown" Friend or Foe?

Summary: In Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "Young Goodman Brown," the fellow traveler who accompanies Goodman Brown in his journey through the woods is the devil. Hawthorne applies a great deal of symbolism to make this clear.
Friend or Foe"

"Why did Goodman Brown leave his wife to fulfill an evil purpose"" "What was his evil purpose"" "Who did he meet in the woods"" "Was it a dream or was it reality"" These are just a few of the questions that ran through my head after reading the short story, Young Goodman Brown. After several nights of reading, rereading, thinking, and debating I've received many revelations of this story; one being the true identity of the "fellow-traveler" mentioned throughout this adventurous tale. You see, he was not just any man, he was the devil himself.

In the beginning of the story, after Goodman Brown leaves his wife and begins his journey through the woods, fear starts overcoming him. He creeps slowly along the path in the forest and is in constant torment because he isn't sure...

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