Young Goodman Brown n2

Young Goodman Brown n2 - Brown’s companion had “an...

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The beginning of the story is told from a third person’s limited-point of view since much of what is read has a comment by the author, yet it revolves around Goodman Brown. It is said that "Young Goodman Brown came forth at sunset into the street at Salem Village; but put his head back, after crossing the threshold, to exchange a parting kiss with his young wife" "And Faith, as the wife was aptly named, thrust her own pretty head into the street" (paragraph1 ). The author’s comments are sought as he call’s Faith young and even goes further by saying she was aptly named. Later on the story changes from a third person- limited to a third-person objective point of view as Goodman Brown meets his evil companion. Now the narrator exposes what he wishes as he comments that Goodman
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Unformatted text preview: Brown’s companion had “an indescribable air of one who knew the world and would not have felt abashed at the governor’s dinner table or in King William’s court” (paragraph 14). This point of view is preserved as Young Goodman Brown’s faith is tested all throughout the woods. Soon the narrator starts to focus only on Goodman Brown, bringing again a third-person limited point of view as comments are made about Goodman Brown; “Be it so, if you will. But, alas! It was a dream of evil omen for young Goodman Brown. A stern, a sad, a darkly meditative, a distrustful, if not a desperate man did he become from the night of that fearful dream” (paragraph 70)....
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