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    Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote the story “The Birthmark”. So many people have just read the story and not really paid much attention‚ but if you really read it there are so many underlying messages and symbols. Hawthorne did one thing stuck out and it was he used the three main characters in the story to represent the three characteristics or traits of mankind which are spiritual‚ natural‚ and mental. Nathaniel Hawthorne exhibited the spiritual trait of mankind in the “Birthmark” through Georgina. Georgina

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    Although "The Birthmark" by Nathaniel Hawthorne was written in the mid-1800s‚ its themes and ideas are still a part of society today. The 19th century was a time of change‚ just as this‚ the millennium‚ is a time of great change. Hawthorne’s ideas about science‚ beauty‚ and life still play a major part in our lives‚ despite many improvements. Even today‚ people try to play "God" and change things that nature has put in place. It’s human curiosity; how much can be changed‚ how many things can be perfected

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    century during the Romanticism period‚ Nathaniel Hawthorne became famous for his novels and short stories that mirrored the dark image of the world. His works became a huge contribution to the modern world of American Literature and now have been given its proper recognition for more than a century. Much of Hawthorne ’s perspective on life could possibly be linked to his history that gave him a sense of inherited guilt. Born in Salem‚ Massachusetts‚ Hawthorne was descended from a prominent Puritan

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    writers came about‚ Nathaniel Hawthorne. Because of him American literature would finally be recognized because of his many great works such as the Scarlett Letter and The House of The Seven Gables. His contributions to literature cannot be understated and the praise he receives to this day is rightly given. His works were largely influenced by his unrelenting believe in New England puritanism and therefore he can be considered a profound Christian writer. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s family

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    The story I chose to evaluate was “The Birth-Mark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. “The Birth-mark” is a story about a scientist named Aylmer who marries a beautiful lady named Georgiana. Georgiana knew she was beautiful with her birth-mark and says “To tell you the truth it has been so often called a charm‚ that I was simple enough to imagine it might be so.” “Ah‚ upon another face‚ perhaps it might” says Aylmer. This is the beginning of Georgiana feeling insecure about her birth-mark. The birth-mark starts

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    Nathaniel Hawthorne Like discussed in class‚ Nathaniel Hawthorne writes more about the guilt that comes from the sin. A lot of his stories are about the sins people did in their lives or he would even make up things that people did. His main theme that he focuses on is the theme of loneliness. When a person reads stories created by Nathaniel Hawthorne‚ you can feel the loneliness of the characters. In a way I find that some of his stories are depressing because the way he makes some

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    Biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in salem‚ Massachusetts‚ on july 4‚ 1804‚ into the sixth generation of his salem family. His strictly Puritan ancestors included businessmen‚ judges and seamen. Two aspects of his family background especially affected his imagination and writing career. The Hathornes (Nathaniel added the “w” to the name” had been involved in religious persecution (intense harassment) with their first American ancestor‚ William. Another ancestor‚ John

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    Stockbridge‚ Massachusetts that both Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville attended. a. They asked the question: Would there ever be an American writer as great as England’s William Shakespeare? i. Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville both agreed that there would be. 2. Hawthorne and Melville: Opposites Attract a. Herman Melville wrote Typee in 1846 and his masterpiece was Moby-Dick b. Nathaniel Hawthorn published The Scarlet Letter in 1850 c. Nathaniel Hawthorn and Herman Melville developed

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    Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem‚ Massachusetts‚ on July 4‚ 1804. His parents were Nathaniel Hawthorne‚ and Elizabeth Clark Manning. His father dies of yellow fever when he was four years old. He then grew up in the manning household with his grandparents‚ uncles‚ and aunts. Nathaniel Hawthorne was fond of taking long walks by himself and reading excessively. He studied Shakespeare‚ Pope‚ Milton‚ and Thompson. He went on adventures while he took these long walks and he wrote about his adventures

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    Nathaniel Hawthorne had many obstacles to overcome as a child. Hawthorne was born in Salem‚ Massachusetts on July 4‚ 1804 (American Writers 223). During this time period‚ Hawthorne witnessed the fall of Salem due to the Embargo Act. It caused the shipbuilding industry to slowly diminish which immensely impacted Hawthorne’s family since his father was a shipbuilder. Suddenly‚ at the age of four‚ Hawthorne lost his father forcing his family (now consisting of his mother and siblings) to move in with

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