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Nathaniel Hawthorne and His Novel The Scarlet Letter

nathaniel Hawthorne and His Novel The Scarlet Letter

the more it reinforces the split between appearance and reality. Among his classmates were Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who would become a distinguished poet and Harvard professor, and Franklin Pierce, future 14th president of the United States. While in Italy, Hawthorne kept a notebook that provided material for his final, complete work of fiction, which was published in England as Transformation and, in America, as The Marble Faun. Henry James once wrote: "It is beautiful, admirable, extraordinary; it has in the highest degree that merit which I have spoken of as the mark of Hawthorne's best things an indefinable purity and lightness of conception it has the inexhaustible charm and mystery of great. His son, Julian, was born in 1846. The members of this community who are ostensibly the most respectable are often the most depraved, while the apparent sinners are often the most virtuous. After seven long years of painful rehabilitation, she emerges as a strong, inspiring woman, while the pastor, Arthur Dimmesdale, who seduced her dies of shame. None of these stories gained him much attention, and he could not interest a publisher in printing a collection of his tales until 1837, when his college friend Horatio Bridge backed the publishing. Hawthorne left this experiment in November 1841, disillusioned with the viewpoint of the community, exhausted from the work, and without financial hope that he could support a wife.

However, he is widely known for his novels, the, scarlet, letter and The House of Seven Gables.
A scene in his novel.
Work of the American imagination than The, scarlet, letter.
Hawthorne and his family moved.

By chance, in his own time, Hawthorne was not alone in wanting to explore the mysteries of the American psyche through fiction. Hawthorne's tale has a stark simplicity. Worcester, a well-known lexicographer, he was not particularly fond of school. Hathorne moved her family to land owned by the Mannings near Raymond, Maine. Twice-Told Tales is considered a masterpiece of literature, and it contains unmistakably American stories. Bookmark this page, growing Up, born July 4, 1804, Nathaniel Hathorne was the only son of Captain Nathaniel Hathorne and Elizabeth Clarke Manning Hathorne. When the Whigs won the 1848 election, Hawthorne lost his position. The main character is, hester Prynne, a young woman who has borne a child out of wedlock. The Hawthornes spent the next seven years in Europe. In the 17th-century town of Boston, a young woman, Hester Prynne, is publicly disgraced for committing adultery and giving birth to an illegitimate child, a girl named Pearl. It's clear that he anticipated some success.

There he became acquainted with Ralph Waldo Emerson and the naturalist Henry David Thoreau. Other Nathaniel Hawthorne titles, fanshawe (published anonymously, 1828 The House of Seven Gables (1851). She hardly knew him now could be found in many modern novels. Early Career, for the next 12 years, Hawthorne lived in comparative isolation in an upstairs chamber at his mother's house, where he worked at perfecting his writing craft.