Nathaniel Hawthorne’s fiction has left a lasting impression on writers, scholars, and readers around the world. His impressive output includes 'The Scarlet Letter', 'The House of the Seven Gables', 'Young Goodman Brown', and 'Rappaccini's Daughter', all staples of English classes. Bloom's How to Write about Nathaniel Hawthorne offers valuable paper-topic suggestions, clearly outlined strategies on how to write a strong essay, and an insightful introduction by Harold Bloom on writing about Hawthorne. This volume is designed to help students develop their analytical writing skills and critical comprehension of this important writer and his works.
CONTENTS Series Introduction How to Write about Hawthorne How to Write a Good Essay How to Write about Nathaniel Hawthorne "My Kinsman, Major Molineux" "Roger Malvin's Burial" "Young Goodman Brown" "Wakefield" "The May-Pole of Merry Mount" "The Minister's Black Veil" "The Birth-Mark" "Rappaccini's Daughter" "The Artist of the Beautiful" The Scarlet Letter "The Custom-House" The House of the Seven Gables The Blithedale Romance The Marble Faun Index