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Young Goodman Brown

Young Goodman Brown

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Young Goodman Brown: Symbols True or False

1. What does the staff carried by "traveler with the twisted staff" resemble?→A snake
2. What ceremony does the assembly in the forest parody?→A marriage
3. What symbol of Hell and damnation appears in the forest?→A mountain of glowing ice
4. What was young Goodman Brown's wife named?→Goody
5. What happens to "twigs and little boughs" when the traveler with the staff touches them?→They turn to stone

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