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The Pink Ribbons

In the short story Young Goodman Brown written by the famous Nathaniel Hawthorne, there are several symbols, which have an impact on the story such as the pink ribbons. 211 more words


Symbolism in "Young Goodman Brown"

The forest:

Nathaniel Hawthorne was influenced by the Puritan depiction of the wood as inhabited by devils and witches, for he had several descendants who were Puritans, and he lived in New England where the Puritan heritage was extremely strong. 685 more words


A Very Hawthorne Holiday

This year’s Christmas in Salem house tour, the perennial seasonal fundraiser for Salem’s venerable preservation organization Historic Salem Inc., is Hawthorne-themed in recognition of the 350th anniversary of the House of the Seven Gables and features 15 decorated interiors in the greater Derby Street neighborhood along with a full schedule of associated offerings. 853 more words


Salem Sampler - Hawthorne Black Tea

Recently I discovered the website of an interesting tea shop in Salem, Massachusetts.

The tea shop is called Jolie Tea and is located on Essex Street near the Salem Common. 622 more words


The First Thanksgiving -- Warrington Colescott

The First Thanksgiving, 1973 by Warrington Colescott (1921 – 2018)

A grave and dark-clad company!” quoth Goodman Brown.

In truth, they were such. Among them, quivering to-and-fro, between gloom and splendor, appeared faces that would be seen, next day, at the council-board of the province, and others which, Sabbath after Sabbath, looked devoutly heavenward, and benignantly over the crowded pews, from the holiest pulpits in the land.

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