Unformatted text preview: Brown, already being uncertain about his faith, was too easily drawn away from his original beliefs, and turned to look at everyone through the devil’s eyes. Following his episode in the woods, instead of finding a solution to achieving self-satisfaction, he was transformed into a judgmental machine, and that is exactly what Thoreau warns us of. “The laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day… He has no time to be anything but a machine” (6). Brown failed to take into consideration the consequences that can come with isolation....
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- Spring '10
- Young Goodman Brown, Goodman Brown