Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Applied Social Science Research (ICASSR-2013)

A Critical Study of the “Sin” in Hawthorne’s Short Stories

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Shuna Xing
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Shuna Xing
Available Online August 2013.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr.2013.44How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Hawthorne; short story; evil; sin
Abstract
Deeply influenced by the family life and the Puritan belief of Depravity, Hawthorne held that every ego had the nature of Devil. As the first American psycho-analytical writer, Hawthorne used to probe the nature of human heart in his works. This paper, by studying the theme and the artistic features of his famous short stories, is meant to reveal Hawthorne’s common theme—probing into the essence of sin
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Proceedings
2013 International Conference on Applied Social Science Research (ICASSR-2013)
Part of series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
August 2013
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978-90786-77-69-7
ISSN
1951-6851
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