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Lindsay Lastinger Out of class-essay 2 A.P. Language and Composition Coach Allen August 25, 2009 Wakefield In the short story “Wakefield” Nathaniel Hawthorne poses one central question that is critical to the main idea of the story: Why did Mr. Wakefield leave his home, wife, and most importantly, his life for nearly twenty years, and then return as if nothing strange had even
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Unformatted text preview: happened? The extent to which Hawthorne provides the answer for this question is very little. In fact, Wakefields unusual story is told in the first paragraph of the story, but from that point on no questions are answered. The why of the story is only hinted at throughout Hawthornes work....
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