In "Young Goodman Brown" Nathaniel Hawthorne uses symbolism and irony to illustrate
the theme of man, oblivious that sin is an inescapable part of human nature, attempting to
escape from sin. The way in which Hawthorne uses to describe the way Goodman Brown
is changed by realizing the reality of the world is superb. By using the idea of dreams to
convey the point of no body in the world is perfect was I believe
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devil and possibly win.
Hawthorne makes a full recognition of the Puritans begin a “perfect” society.
However with all of the perfections in the lives of the Puritans, most, if not all of the
people in the community seemed to hide something. It just goes to show someone that
not all people are who they seem to be, that some people are aligned with the devil, and
some with God, no matter what the sin.