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Full Length Research Paper “The Scarlet Letter” Of Nathaniel Hawthorne, as a Satire of Puritan values This Study aims to bring forward the Puritanical aspects in the great novel of Hawthorne “The Scarlet Letter”. The study is an attempt to highlight the basic ideology of Nathaniel Hawthorne on Puritan codes and conduct. In the effort of establishing my viewpoints on Puritanism, I have been basically guided by Hawthorne’s rejection of Puritanism as being particularly biased and discriminative. Other indications include Hawthorne’s deep Knowledge of his Puritan ancestors, which have provided the strong basic points in the study. The study makes it clear that Hawthorne describes him as having ‘all the Puritanical traits, both good and evil’, because the author uses the word ‘evil’ to describe them, every reader automatically think of them as bad guys in the story; although since he does say they have ‘good’ traits as well readers don’t go as far as despising them.
(Hoeljte, pps 280-285) Hawthorne became one of the leading writers of his time, moving away from formalism and exploring the ideas of individual responsibility, the importance of creative expression and man’s relationship to the natural world. In addition to financial worries, another influence on the story is Hawthorne's rejection of his ancestors. His forefathers were strict Puritans, and John Hathorne, his great-great-grandfather, was a judge presiding during the Salem witch trials. ( Hoeljte, pps 36-37... ... middle of paper ... ...ying the authenticity of the American dream of freedom and independence through his characters and plot. Hawthorne also does a great job with his usage of sin, isolation and reunion in the novel.
Paine understanding how the cause of patriotism would need” a dose This is a book review of Sacred Scripture, Sacred War, written by James P. Byrd. In his book Byrd of scripture, in order to help the patriots, during the times that try men’s souls,”1. Biblical patriotism being very unique perspective was based on the use of scriptures, to inspire and justify the revolution. Ministers would use these scriptures for the purpose of instruction, and inspiration, for colonial solders not well prepared and outnumbered by the English