Young Goodman Brown
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Young Goodman Brown: Symbols Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Young Goodman Brown? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the staff carried by "traveler with the twisted staff" resemble?
Q. What ceremony does the assembly in the forest parody?
A Fourth of July celebration
The seventh-inning stretch
Q. What symbol of Hell and damnation appears in the forest?
A talking snake
A mountain of glowing ice
Q. What was young Goodman Brown's wife named?
Q. What happens to "twigs and little boughs" when the traveler with the staff touches them?
They glow with demonic energy
They wither and dry up
They turn to stone
They turn into little toy animals