Eve and all women will have to suffer pain during childbirth and must submit to their husbands. Adam and all men must hunt and grow their own food on a depleted earth. Satan returned to Hell where everyone thinks he has beaten God. Sin and Death travel the bridge they built on the way to Earth. Against their will the devils are transformed into snakes and try to reach fruit from imaginary trees that wither into dust as they reach for them.
He is accompanied by a mysterious, older man who is later on revealed to be the devil. As they are walking, Young Goodman Brown tries to turn back several times and at one point succeeds in getting rid of the devil. However, when he sees that even his wife has surrendered to the same evil path that he was on, he stops resisting and continues into the forest. He ends up at a witches’ sabbath where he sees familiar faces of people whom he previously looked up to for spiritual guidance; he also finds Faith there and becomes devastated. In the end, he cries out to resist the devil and then wakes up to find himself alone in the forest.
Internal Conflict of Goodman Brown in Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne The story of ?Young Goodman Brown? exemplifies the struggle of one man?s internal conflict of good and evil. The main character, Goodman Brown, leaves Salem village and his wife, Faith, to travel into the depths of the dark forest. The Young Goodman Brown will be aged with the knowledge he faces in this one night. Brown keeps his appointment with the devil in the forest, and he must choose to go back to his ?faith,?
Leaving his wife for one night only young goodman brown enters the forest with bad intentions. Even more hoping his wife doesnt find out about his secret family history,as he makes along his journey can be oh so tragic. However the setting of the story takes place in salem village along the wilderness and back. While Mr brown continues his trip throughout the forest the scenary of the story becomes darker and darker along the way. Hawron the author uses characters as well as signifacnat objects to give an overall theme of the story good vs evil.
Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne Many authors have written and explained their views on how man struggles with the dilemmas of good and evil. None have quite taken it in to such an intricate setting as Nathaniel Hawthorne did in "Young Goodman Brown." All through the story Brown deals with his internal battle between his faith and the lure of the devil. As he leaves his home on the forest trail and attends the communion of the night Brown goes through several mental battles of good and evil which leave the reader wondering whether he actually lived through the experience or just imagined the whole thing. As Brown walks away from his new wife Faith he thinks himself to be wretch to leave her at such a time but then reassures his purpose by promising to, "cling to her skirts and follow her to heaven" (Hawthorne 311).
Upon entering the forest he is suspicious of every rock and tree, thinking something evil will jump out at him. A man waits for Goodman in the forest and then walks by Goodman's side. Although the narrator does not say this man is the ... ... middle of paper ... ...en he reaches the final destination where whole community is there to participate in satanic acts, a little faith he has to the community and himself are completely destroyed. The devil has apparently infested all of the Puritan's souls with sin at least to the eyes of Goodman Brown. While he tries to help his wife Faith from the devil, he wakes up from imagination or dream in the forest wondering what has happened in the previous night.
In the story 'Young Goodman Brown'; Goodman Brown learns about evil in the towns people and how what he thought was the truth is really not. When Goodman Brown starts his voyage he knew what he was going in the woods to do, what he didn't realize is that the same reason he went to the woods was the same reason as the towns people. When Goodman encounters Goody Cloyse in the woods he is shocked that he sees her out there 'A marvel, truly, that Goody Cloyse should be so far in the wilderness at night fall. ';(Hawthorne 98) When he learns of her travels and of how she is acquainted with the old man he is in disbelieve that a women that taught him religion is evil. When Goody asks the old man for a hand to take her to a communion he offers her cane and throws it down when it hits the ground it turns alive and Goody Close disappears.
After Brown left his wife, Faith, he started on a "dreary road, darkened by all the gloomiest trees of the forest. . ." He was feeling not so alone, and thought that the devil himself could be at his back. At this very instant, Brown saw a figure leaning against a tree.
Hamlet?s hesitation is justified because he feels morally obligated to prove that Claudius murdered his father before justice can be carried out. He doesn?t want to kill an innocent person. This would be an injustice on his part, and two wrongs don?t make a right. Hamlet is also unsure of other people?s involvement in the conspiracy against his father. He doesn?t know if Claudius acted alone or had help in the murder.
The story titled “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne takes place in Salem village, and it is describing the dream of a young man coming face to face with the Devil, who appears in a form of an old man and goes with Goodman Brown during his errand in the wood. Through his journey in the woods with the Devil, Goodman Brown is going to discover more about the evil in man, and he is going to know that the evil consists inside everyone. In the beginning of the story Goodman Brown is leaving his home and his wife Faith, for an overnight errand with the Devil. Because of the bad dreams Faith had, she asks her husband not to go in the journey, as she said, but he says that he has to go, “of all nights in the year, this one night must I tarry away from thee” (305). In the beginning of the story, Faith is positively introduced, because she is a faithful wife, “the wife was aptly named” (304).