“Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” –Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathanial Hathorne (father) and Elizabeth Clarke Manning (Mother) John Hathorne (great great grandfather) One of the Judges in the Salem Witch Trials Sophia Peabody (wife) Una (1st Child) Julian (2nd child) Rose (3rd Child)
Raised with Puritan beliefs Great Great Grandfather whom was a judge on the Salem Witch trials After graduating from College changed the spelling of his last name. Transgressions of his beliefs was the subject of many of his writings Created a new Genre of writing called Dark Romanticism
Sin Guilt Evil Adultery Super natural Witch craft
The Scarlett Letter Based in 17th Century Boston Talks about Adultery and the punishment a young woman faces for her crime Published in 1850 The House of the Seven Gables Written in 1851 Based in 19th Century New England Talks about a family living in New England that are supposedly witches but blames the house of doing witchcraft.
What other dungeon is so dark as ones own heart! What jailer so inexorable as ones self! – Nathaniel Hawthorne No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true. -Nathaniel Hawthorne
Moncur,Micheal “Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Quotes” quotationspage.com 1994-2013. 27, February 2013“Nathaniel Hawthorne” Wikipedia. 25 February 2013. 27th February 2013SalemwitchMuesum.com 2012. 27th February, 2013