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Young Goodman Brown

Young Goodman Brown


by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Young Goodman Brown: What Happens in the Forest Stays in the Forest Quiz

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Q. Where does "Young Goodman Brown" take place?

New Haven, Connecticut
Salem, Massachusetts
Goodmanville, Kansas
Baltimore, Maryland
Q. When does "Young Goodman Brown" take place?

American Civil War
War of 1812
Medieval times (the era, not the restaurant)
Colonial Era
Q. When does young Goodman Brown leave town and go into the forest?

In the evening
In the afternoon
In the early morning
Wait, there's a forest in this story?
Q. What happens to young Goodman Brown in the forest?

He finds the fountain of youth
He meets a company of frontiersmen and explorers
He has a fistfight with an Indian chief
He falls asleep
Q. How is young Goodman Brown changed by his time in the forest?

He doesn't change at all
He comes back and sets fire to the local church
He comes back a happier man
He comes back convinced that his townspeople are evil