© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Young Goodman Brown

Young Goodman Brown


by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Young Goodman Brown: What Happens in the Forest Stays in the Forest True or False

1. Where does "Young Goodman Brown" take place? -> New Haven, Connecticut
2. When does "Young Goodman Brown" take place? -> Colonial Era
3. When does young Goodman Brown leave town and go into the forest? -> Wait, there's a forest in this story?
4. What happens to young Goodman Brown in the forest? -> He finds the fountain of youth
5. How is young Goodman Brown changed by his time in the forest? -> He comes back and sets fire to the local church