My Kinsmen - My Kinsmen, Major Molineux Readings in...

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My Kinsmen, Major Molineux Readings in American Life Christian Yimgnia This story named “My kinsman, Major Molineux” was written by the famous Nathaniel Hawthorne in a setting of British appointed colonial governors that were unpopular and seldom. The text is generally about Robin, a British man who travels to USA to get a prosperous career promised by his uncle Kinsman who is supposedly highly placed in the American State’s government. As Robin enters the town, he as one disconcerting encounter after another. He meets people who don’t respond the way he expects them tool. He is looking for his Kinsman and thinks the name should open him doors. However nobody responds to the name as he expects and rather than help and consideration he finds anger and refusal. Robin then finds out that Major Molineux is about to get killed. He sees him at the end of this parade tarred, feathered, and being carried on a cart. Even more surprisingly, as the other people that he had met earlier in the night were present at the lynching laughing, Robin laughed as well. This
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2012 for the course LIT 100 taught by Professor Cooper during the Spring '11 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.

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