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VI. Best Known Works
IX. Works Cited
Happiness is a butterfly, which when
pursued, is always just beyond your
grasp, but which, if you will sit down
quietly, may alight upon you.
Read more at
A pure hand needs no
glove to cover it
Born: July 4 1804 in Salem, Mass.
Died May 19, 1864 Plymouth, New Hampshire
Married to Sophia Peabody
Best Friend: President Franklin Piercea
Attended Bowdoin University 1821-1825
Jobs include: Surveyor, Advisor to President , Journalist,
Boston House weighing coal
Schoolmate- Horatio Bridge
Poet Henry Longfellow
The names and places listed above had a profound effect on
the critically acclaimed author.
The Scarlet Letter
The House of the Seven Gables
The Blithedale Romance
The Fable Faun
Mr Nathaniel Hawthorne works can not be compared
to many other artists
The themes however can be compared to many
situations such as Scarlet Letter how that dealt with
forbidden love, hidden desires, guilt eating away at
people, revenge hurting people
“With his contemporary Edgar Allen Poe, Hawthorne
transformed the American short story from popular
magazine filler into a major literary form (Backpack
Mr. Nathaniel Hawthorne was an brilliant and ambitious artist. I
like the fact that he did not let the rejections of early work stop
him from writing. If it had not been for him writing The Scarlet
Letter I would have never known about Puritan society and the
laws of the early times.
The work of the artist is still widely used for the themes he had in
his works, much of the literary devices, drama and subjects that we
can still appeal to today.
I would like to believe that God has a plan for each and every one
of us and we will not leave that world until we have accomplished
what God wants for us. I know that many times we fall off track in
life or things that go the way that we want to but as long as we got
God guiding us he will help us discover the right path.
Kennedy, X. J., and Dana Gioia. Chapter 8 Stories for
Further Reading. Backpack Literature: An Introduction to
Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing. 3rd ed. New York, N.Y.
[u.a.: Longman/Pearson, 2008. 279. Print
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