In the story "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthrone, the author twists ordinary images in order to show the reader that they should keep their guard up against immoral influences that are in the world all around them. This story is an allegory dealing with people's morals in life. The story takes place in a puritan town in Salem back when there believed to be witches. Goodman Browns grandfather and relatives took part in killing
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a black mass and the church-bells were calling everyone from town to come and join.
Young Goodman Brown was a well-written short story. Hawthrone made the reader feel as though they were part of the story by using figurative language. Using the wind and the air to show that something is negative, using the path to show that something is tempting, and using the church-bells to show that not ever thing we believe is pure.