night only and reminds her to say her prayers and go to bed early. He reassures her that if shedoes this, she will come to no harm. Here h...
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...ls the deacon a wizard. Onreaching home he does not greet Faith. He is uncertain whether what he experienced the nightbefore was a dream or real. Here Hawthorne once again demonstrates the uncertainty that we allencounter daily in life. Nevertheless, Goodman Brown is changed for the rest of his life. His lovefor his wife Faith appears to no longer exist. Like Eve, he has been tested and fallen short.Goodman Brown lives the remainder of his life in despair. He has lost his faith and trust in hisfellow villagers and in himself.
Source CitationEncyclopedia BritannicaKidd, Thomas S. "What happened in Salem?" Books & Culture Mar.-Apr. 2003: 35. Literature Resource Center. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.Hawthorne, Nathaniel, and Virginia University of. Young Goodman Brown. Charlottesville, Va: Generic NL Freebook Publisher, 1996. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost). Web. 29 Jan. 2016
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