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  • Writings Of Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    Many different themes and motifs can be found in the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. However, some can be found more frequently than others. Hawthorne wrote with these themes and motifs in mind, producing such masterpieces as The Scarlet Letter, and The House of Seven Gables. Hawthorne's distinct writing style, as well as the subjects of his work, were no doubt influenced by his puritan background. Hawthorne was fascinated by the puritans. From their habits, to their legal system. Hawthorne's a...
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    Nathaniel Hawthorne was the first American writer to gain international critical recognition as a great master of prose fiction. His works are noted for their psychological probing into human nature. His stories and sketches reveal themes central to Hawthorne's imagination. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts. His father died of yellow fever when Nathaniel was only four years old, leaving him with his mom and two sisters in financial need. Nathaniel's mother had...
  • Hawthorne's Own Solitary Life
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    Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne's life, as seen in his writing, shows solitary self analysis expressed as symbolism which exhibits the weakness he found in all mankind. The ease in which one can understand his symbolism has influenced American Literature. Hawthorne's cynical themes of human nature were represented in The Ministers Black veil, The Birthmark, and Rappaccini's Daughter. Hawthorne's preoccupation with scientific and Puritan religious values shows his belief in mans shortcomi...
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    The Dark Side of Hawthorne In The House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne exhibits the fate of a family due to a curse by analyzing the most "disagreeable" secrets of a man's soul (Great Lives 1077). Hawthorne shows the decay of an aristocratic family due to the sins of the past. He uses allegory within his character's personalities and emotions to expose "the truth of the human heart" (biography). Hawthorne's chosen location for this novel reflects greatly on his life and specifically hi...
  • Back To Nathaniel
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    Nathaniel is a magician's apprentice. All apprentices live in their masters' homes and their masters teach them magic, how to summon demons, and provide schooling for their apprentices. The also pick a name for them. The name is so that a magician or demon doesn't find out what a person's birth name because knowing someone's birth name is a source of power to an enemy. Now to the story. The story starts when Nathaniel is selected to be an apprentice to Mr. Arthur Underwood. He trains Nathaniel, ...
  • Melville's Letters To Hawthorne
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    Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 - May 19, 1864) was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts and died in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Hawthorne's father was a sea captain and descendant of John Hawthorne, one of the judges who oversaw the Salem Witch Trials. Hawthorne's father died at sea in 1808, when Hawthorne was only four years old, and Nathaniel was raised secluded from the world by his mother. Hawthorne attended Bowdoin College in Maine fro...
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne And Transcendentalism Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    Nathaniel Hawthorne and Transcendentalism Nathaniel Hawthorne, an American writer, was born in Salem, Massachusetts on July 4, 1804. His widowed mother raised him until she sent him to school at Bowdoin College, where he decided he wanted to become a writer. This dream of his finally came true in 1837, when he first established himself as a writer. Hawthorne was a man strongly influenced by his Puritan heritage. He was a man of very strong opinionated, but sometimes changing beliefs. At first, H...
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts. He was the only son and second child to be born to Nathaniel and Elizabeth Hawthorne. When Nathaniel was four years old his father died of yellow fever in Dutch Guiana. After Nathaniel's father died, his mother's family took in his family. As a child Hawthorne developed a love for story telling. When Nathaniel was nine years old, he got an injury to his foot that caused him to stay home for fourteen months. While nursing his ...
  • Nathaniel And Sophia Hawthorne
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    Author Profile: Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne, named after his father, was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts. Four years after Hawthornes birth, his father died. This left his mother to take care of him and his two siblings. A very important event occurred to him at age nine when he injured himself severely, leaving him bed ridden. From that day forth, Hawthorne took an interest in reading and writing which blossomed into a great passion for literature. After high school, Ha...
  • 6 Sources Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    A 5 page paper analyzing a number of symbols used in this profound story by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It notes that in this attempt to discover the true nature of evil in man, Hawthorne's symbolism bypasses the conscious, logical mind to tap into its more dream-like processes below. Bibliography lists seven sources. Filename: Hath 6. wps An 8 page argumentative paper arguing that Hawthorne is revealing more than spiritual struggle in his story 'Young Goodman Brown. ' Bibliography This 6 page research...
  • Allusion Among The Puritans
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    Since early times, Puritans have been known for their morality in discipline, religious intolerance, and harsh punishments for those defying their beliefs. These Puritan influences had a great impact on early American literature. Nathaniel Hawthorne provides an illustrated look into the Puritans and their community in his classic The Scarlet Letter. Through Hawthorne's use of tone, allusions with Hester and Dimmesdale, and the diction that is used to describe how the village behaves during the m...
  • Written In 1851 By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    A TRULY HAWTHORNE NATION Many people have had an effect on this country. The reason for this lies in our country's youth. The United States formed at a time when technological advancements allowed many more people to leave a legacy in its dawning. These advancements led to a creation of literary history. I find it hard to say one person had a larger effect on anything than anyone else, but some people do seem to stand out more than others. In helping to form, or even by just translating how othe...

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