Pink Ribbon, Faith and ForestPaper Rating: Word Count: 792 Approx Pages: 3
"Young Goodman Brown", by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a story that has a lot of allegories. "Young Goodman Brown" is a moral story which is told through the corruption of a religious leader. In Â¡ Â°Young Goodman Brown Â¡ Â±, the Author conceals many symbols in the body of this short story and for each symbol, we can apply Freud Â¡ Â¯s theory on it. In addition, the author describes the psychological moment of Goodman Brown a lot as well as uses Â¡ Â°suspense Â¡ Â± to hold the attention of readers.
This is the story which has many important symbols. The author endows each symbol with an allegory-meaning.
At the beginning of the story, the author set a symbol which goes throughout the entire story--- Â¡ Â°pink ribbon Â¡ Â±. The pink ribbon appears at every change of young Goodman Brown Â¡ Â¯s emotion. For instance, Â¡ Â°The young man seized it, and beheld a pink ribbon. Â¡ Â± After this sentence, the author describes young Goodman Brown Â¡ Â¯s feeling strongly. Â¡ Â°Young Goodman Brown cried Â¡ Â°My faith is gone. Â¡ Â±(Faith is another important symbol; I will talk about it later) He yelled Â¡ Â°