A New Reading of 'Ethan Brand': The Failed Quest
Published in Studies in Short Fiction 31, 69-77 (1994).
Examines how the protagonist in Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story `Ethan Brand' searched for what is considered the `unpardonable sin' of divorcing one's head from one's heart and oneself from humanity. Interpretation of symbolisms in the story; Analysis of the Puritan view of sin in relation to the story.
Mark Harris. "A New Reading of 'Ethan Brand': The Failed Quest" Studies in Short Fiction 31 (1994).
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