In comparing and contrasting the stories “Worn Path” and “Young GoodMann
Brown”. Several things come to mind . We see that both authors use a lot of symbolism
as well as foreshadowing. Also, Both stories take place in the forest or along a path.
In the story “Worn Path” the author makes use of symbolism in diffident ways.
The most obvious example is that the path, itself , symbolizes the old women. She is desc-
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to the evil that is to follow. A another example
is when the old woman speaks of how hard the path is to travel. This lets us know that she will face
many hardship along the way.
In conclusion, the stories “Worn Path” and “Young GoodMan Brown” contain numerous like
similarities and differences. One could interpret these in many different ways. However the stories
seem to share more likenesses than differed .
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