Who does goodman brown meet in young goodman brown?
The Devil and all his followers - which includes his young wife faith.
Young Goodman Brown was the eponymous character in a much-anthologized short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Presumably, he was called "Young Goodman Brown" in the story (rather than "Old Goodman Brown") because, as he was portrayed in the story, he was simply young rather than old. It is interesting to note that "young" is merely an adjective here, so one would expect that in the natural course of events "Young Goodman Brown" would eventually become "Old…
"Young Goodman Brown", a short story by Nathanial Hawthorn, focuses on Goodman Brown, a very pious and religious man in a Puritan town. He leaves his wife on the night of a full moon to go and meet the devil, for reasons that are never answered, and on the way he sees that all the respected leaders and people in his town are witches and warlocks. When he returns to his wife, he is not…
Analyzing Hawthornes complex story Young Goodman Brown its reasonable to conclude that Goodman Browns perception or interpretation of events represents a setting at the what level?
In Nathaniel Hawthorneâ??s â??Young Goodman Brownâ?? he used certain literary techniques like specific diction and colloquialisms of the period to enhance the setting and atmosphere. Characters names were also chosen to depict the pure beliefs of Puritans such as A Young Goodman Brown and Faith. specific names that depict abstract pure and wholesome beliefs, such as Young Goodman Brown, and Faith.
The resolution to Young Goodman Brown doesn't really fit the definition of the word as the crisis hasn't been resolved, rather it is worsened. Young Goodman Brown has been scared with the impression that all humans are inherently evil, to a great degree, and he can no longer deal with people on a 'friendly' basis. The last line of the story is '...and his dying hour was horror'.
In Nathaniel Hawthorne's Young Goodman Brown, it seems likely that the experience of Goodman Brown in the woods was a dream. But Nathaniel Hawthorne purposefully does not answer the question. The story is laced with the words 'seemingly' and 'appeared' to make both Goodman Brown and the reader question whether the scenes in the forest actually happened. The snake staff seems to wriggle like a live snake. The voices in the woods sound like Deacon…
Young Goodman Brown could have been dreaming or awake. The answer doesn't affect the outcome of the story or anything that happened. Goodman Brown's new point of view and decisions are still the same either way. Hawthorne left this question open to the readers because it didn't make a difference to what happened to Goodman Brown. He would still think and act the same way he would if he was dreaming or awake.
The cast of Young Goodman Brown - 1993 includes: Matt Adler as William Stacey Miles Chapin as Joseph Ring Melinda Clarke as Faith Brown Judy Geeson as Bridget Bishop Mary Grace Canfield as Goody Cloyse Gregory Itzin as George Burroughs Dorothy Lyman as Sarah Good Dee Nelson as Abigail Hobbs Tom Shell as Goodman Brown