What is blind Faith

Faith is accepting what you are taught or told without trying to prove or disprove it, rather than discovering it through experience. Atheism suggests that those who believe in God have blind faith-and they do. It has not been proven that God exists; similarly, it has not been proven that humans are kind, honest, and … Read more

An Analysis of Hawthorne’s Style

Although many readers may say Hawthorne’s writing is difficult to understand, the descriptions of the characters and settings are vividly depicted through the use of allegory, and his many instances of symbolism throughout his stories. “Young Goodman Brown” is an excellent example how allegory is shown through the writing of Nathanial Hawthorne. The story’s beginning … Read more

Young Goodman Brown

The Downfall of Young Goodman Brown “Young Goodman Brown”, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a story that is thick with allegory. “Young Goodman Brown” is a moral story which is told through the perversion of a religious leader. In “Young Goodman Brown”, Goodman Brown is a Puritan minister who lets his excessive pride in himself interfere … Read more

Young Goodman Brown3

All people have problems with the community in which they live.  Their conflicts are either with the people or the ideas of the community.  In the story Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne shows his main character having conflicts with his society.  Young Goodman Brown, the main character, does not notice these problems until after his … Read more