Pink Ribbon, Faith and Forest

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"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 ¡ °Young Goodman Brown ¡ ±, the Author conceals many symbols in the body of this short story and for each symbol, we can apply Freud ¡ ¯s theory on it. In addition, the author describes the psychological moment of Goodman Brown a lot as well as uses ¡ °suspense ¡ ± 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--- ¡ °pink ribbon ¡ ±. The pink ribbon appears at every change of young Goodman Brown ¡ ¯s emotion. For instance, ¡ °The young man seized it, and beheld a pink ribbon. ¡ ± After this sentence, the author describes young Goodman Brown ¡ ¯s feeling strongly. ¡ °Young Goodman Brown cried ¡ °My faith is gone. ¡ ±(Faith is another important symbol; I will talk about it later) He yelled ¡ °... Continue Reading