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Young Goodman Brown | Study Guide

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Author

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Year Published

1835

Type

Short Story

Genre

Allegory

Perspective and Narrator

"Young Goodman Brown" is narrated from a third-person limited point of view by a narrator who reveals the thoughts and perspective of the protagonist.

Tense

"Young Goodman Brown" is written in the past tense.

About the Title

In the title "Young Goodman Brown" Brown is the character's family name; Goodman is a form of address, similar to Mister, and Young differentiates the character from his father and grandfather, who also were called Goodman Brown.

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