christensen_kodiShortStory - 1 Kodi Christensen English 1020 Dr Wes Connally Monday Was it a dream In the short story \u201cYoung Goodman Brown\u201d fell

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1 Kodi Christensen English 1020 Dr. Wes Connally Monday, February 17, 2020 Was it a dream? In the short story, “Young Goodman Brown”, fell asleep and dreamed a wicked dream. The author describes a wicked encounter with a devilish witch and maybe even the devil himself. This question of whether or not I was a dream makes me question the Young Goodman as a character himself. Maybe he has some darkness within himself that is pulled to the surface with this dream. Which results in him questioning the people around him who he loves. The people of the village put young Brown onto a figurative pedestal. This holds Brown at such a high standard. Goodman Brown does not think that he can live up to it. There is evidence that it was all a dream, that the author has woven throughout the text. The devilish events make readers almost question the psychological state of Young Goodman Brown. He goes through different perspectives of himself, the people he loves and the world around him. First, he is very happy. He is an upstanding man in the town and he is happily married. Readers know that they are
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