Asked • 06/24/19

The woods as a symbol in Young Goodman Brown?

In the short story "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the main character spends a great deal of the story traveling through a "dreary road, darkened by all the gloomiest trees of the forest". What do these woods represent?

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Heather W. answered • 06/24/19

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