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Nathaniel hawthorne

  1. 1. Nathaniel Hawthorne<br />Darkness verses Light<br />By: Vicky Parker<br />
  2. 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.<br />
  3. 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<br />
  4. 4. ~“The Scarlett Letter” is Hawthorne’s best known work~ Recurring theme – truth verses lies~ Symbolism used throughout <br />
  5. 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<br />
  6. 6. “The Marble Faun”~ Written in 1835~ Main theme is guilt and the fall of man~ Symbolism is used in human sensuality <br />
  7. 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<br />
  8. 8. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne lived complex life… just <br /> like his writings<br />~Suffered mysterious decline in health<br />~ Died in sleep May 19, 1864 in Plymouth, New Hampshire<br />

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