him with a melancholy air, in spite of her pink ribbons. At the end of the forest experience he loses his wife Faith, his faith in salvation, and his faith in human goodness. "With heaven above and Faith below, I will yet stand firm against the devil!" cried Goodman Brown. Years later he wrote, "These stories were published. Its hero is a mild-mannered. 3, analysis edit "Young Goodman Brown" is often characterized as an allegory about the recognition of evil and depravity as the nature of humanity. "There may be a devilish Indian behind every tree said Goodman Brown to himself; and he glanced fearfully behind him as he added, "What if the devil himself should be at my very elbow!". Puritan named young Goodman Brown (duh) who believes that he can see deep down into the corrupt soul of his community. "Well said, Goodman Brown! Language of the period is used to enhance the setting. Unfathomable to mere mortals is the lore of fiends. Or seemingly idealistic politicians who make shady deals.
My journey, as thou callest it, forth and back again, must needs be done 'twixt now and sunrise. Too far!" exclaimed the goodman, unconsciously resuming his walk. Then came a stronger swell of those familiar tones, heard daily in the sunshine at Salem village, but never until now from a cloud of night There was one voice of a young woman, uttering lamentations, yet with my Antonia: Love Account of a Pioneer Woman an uncertain sorrow, and entreating for some. As he sees it, his hometown. He had cast up his eyes in astonishment, and, looking down again, beheld neither Goody Cloyse nor the serpentine staff, but his fellow-traveller alone, who waited for him as calmly as if nothing had happened. "Howbeit, I have nothing to do with the governor and council; they have their own ways, and are no rule for a simple husbandman like. Ha!" shouted he again and again; then composing himself, "Well, go on, Goodman Brown, go on; but, prithee, don't kill me with laughing." "Well, then, to end the matter at once said Goodman Brown, considerably nettled, "there is my wife, Faith. "What God doth the wizard pray to?"" Goodman Brown. Aloft in the air, as if from the depths of the cloud, came a confused and doubtful sound of voices. While yet within hearing, one of the riders stopped to pluck a switch. When he encounters evil and hypocrisy, young Goodman Brown has some stunningly complex reactions.