The Minister's Black Veil: Short Story - eBook  -     By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Minister's Black Veil: Short Story - eBook

HarperPerennial Classics / 2014 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: HarperPerennial Classics
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781443435000
ISBN-13: 9781443435000

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Overnight, Reverend Hooper has taken to wearing a translucent, but dark veil. Believing the veil to be symbolic of his sin, Hooper refuses to remove it, and wears it throughout the rest of his life.

Like the majority of Hawthorne’s stories, “The Minister’s Black Veil” is an allegorical criticism of Puritan beliefs. Hawthorne may have been inspired by clergyman Joseph Moody, who accidentally killed his friend and, in response, wore a black veil until his own death.

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Author Bio

Born in 1804, Nathaniel Hawthorne is known for his historical tales and novels about American colonial society. After publishing The Scarlet Letter in 1850, its status as an instant bestseller allowed him to earn a living as a novelist. Full of dark romanticism, psychological complexity, symbolism, and cautionary tales, his work is still popular today. He has earned a place in history as one of the most distinguished American writers of the nineteenth century.

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