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Unformatted text preview: After this journey he expects to live his life as he always had, yet with a full realization that the faith in the individuals he trusted is lost; “Faith with the pink ribbons…almost kissed her husband before the whole village. But Goodman Brown looked sternly and sadly into her face and passed on without a greeting” (Paragraph 70). After such realization the chants were no longer meaningful because “an anthem of sin rushed loudly upon his ear” and “When the minister spoke from the pulpit with power and fervid eloquence…Goodman Brown turn pale, dreading lest the roof should thunder down upon the gray blasphemer and his hearers” (paragraph 72). In it all, Goodman Brown is not changing his way of life, yet his unwilling to accept the idea that salvation is behind a title, a religion, and a puritan way of life. From such realization, Goodman Brown expects to live in such fake society; “his dying hour was gloom” (paragraph 72)....
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2010 for the course ENGLISH 12345 taught by Professor Handley during the Spring '09 term at Saddleback.
- Spring '09