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Nathaniel hawthorne

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  • 1. Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Darkness verses Light
    By: Vicky Parker
  • 2. Hawthorne had sense of how the world is bound by darkness and the fact that everyone has some good and evil inside each of us.
  • 3. Hawthorne wrote the “House of Seven Gables” when he was inspired by this home located in Salem, Mass. ~ Romantic novel from guilt~ Recurring theme is morality verses sin
  • 4. ~“The Scarlett Letter” is Hawthorne’s best known work~ Recurring theme – truth verses lies~ Symbolism used throughout
  • 5. “Young Goodman Brown” (short story) written in 1835~ Uses symbolism and allegories~ Uses Biblical parables~ Light represents hope & darkness is in the forest~ Recurring choice is between isolation and society
  • 6. “The Marble Faun”~ Written in 1835~ Main theme is guilt and the fall of man~ Symbolism is used in human sensuality
  • 7. “The Birthmark” – short story published in 1843~ dark thoughts verses bright hopes~ thoughts of heaven and hell~ recurring theme of faith or no faith
  • 8. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne lived complex life… just
    like his writings
    ~Suffered mysterious decline in health
    ~ Died in sleep May 19, 1864 in Plymouth, New Hampshire

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