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Title: The Minister’s Black Veil by Nathaniel Hawthorne


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The Ministers Black Veilby Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Beginning of the Romantic Period in American
    Literature

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Discussion Questions
What are the top three things people use to
identify us?
3
Discussion Questions
What kind of masks do we wear?
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Discussion Questions
Do we wear masks for ourselves or other people?
5
Discussion Questions
How well do you stand up to peer pressure?
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Discussion Questions
How far would you would go to stand up for
something you sincerely believe in?
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About the Author
  • In imaginative, allegorical fashion, he dealt
    with themes of guilt and secrecy, and
    intellectual and moral pride
  • His work shows Hawthorne's constant preoccupation
    with the effects of Puritanism in New England,
    with recognition of its decadence.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) Salem,
    Massachusetts
  • From prominent Puritan family
  • He felt guilty for sharing the blood of
    witchcraft judge John Hathorne he added w to
    change name.
  • A childhood reader of poets and romances, he
    became a novelist whose tales dealt with moral
    conflicts in Colonial New England.

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What is Nathaniel Hawthornes best known work?
  • The Scarlet Letter
  • Set in the Puritan community, Hester Prynne bears
    an illegitimate child
  • Prynne is introduced to the ugliness, complexity,
    and ultimately the strength of the human spirit.
  • The novel contrasted Puritan morality with
    passion and individualism.

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The Ministers Black Veil Plot Graph
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Symbolism vs. Allegory
  • What is the difference between symbolism and
    allegorical characters/objects?
  • A symbol can simply represent something besides
    itself, but an allegory may have a deeper meaning
    or lesson.
  • See the Scarlet Letter for an example
  • The A simply means Adultery, but it has deeper
    meanings such as the battle between Puritan
    values and individualism.

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Symbolism vs. Allegory
  • How can symbolism change in a story?

What is represented here? How can it change?
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Symbolism vs. Allegory
  • A symbol can simply represent something besides
    itself, but a allegory may have a deeper meaning
    or lesson.

13
Literary Elements Allegory
  • Allegory is a form of extended metaphor, in which
    objects, persons, and actions in a story or play,
    represent particular qualities or ideas, related
    to morality, religion or politics.
  • Characters are often personifications of abstract
    ideas as charity, justice, greed, or envy.
  • For example In The Lord of the Flies, the conch
    represented civility and order while the
    character Simon represented peace and nature.

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Literary Elements Mood
  • What is mood?
  • Mood is the feelings or emotions created in the
    reader by the authors use of detail.
  • For example, authors commonly use the setting to
    create the mood.
  • The mood is not constant and can change during
    the story.

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Art and Romanticism
What does this art tell us about romanticism?
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More Background French Revolution
  • Why is it important to know when and how the
    French Revolution took place?
  • There are three major reasons why it is used.
  • Helped to end the Spanish Inquisition
  • A major factor in Romanticism
  • Provides exotic setting (also Romanticism)

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What is Romanticism?
  • Romanticism was an artistic and intellectual
    movement beginning in the late 18th century that
  • Emphasized individual expression
  • Emotion over Reason
  • Rebellion against established rule and social
    conventions

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What is Romanticism?
  • Spurred by the egalitarian ideas of the American
    French Revolutions
  • (ex. all people are created equal)
  • Belief in the innate goodness of humans
  • Belief in the heroic

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What is Romanticism?
  • Belief in nature (its beauty power)
  • Emotion Senses over Reason and Intellect
  • Interest in medieval exotic

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About Romanticism
  • Note the contrast between Romanticism Realism
  • Romanticism believes heroes die for a reason or
    cause Realism does not.
  • Romantics believe we make our own choices and
    determine our own destiny Realism does not.
  • Romanticism believes all men are good (or can be
    good) Realism does not.

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Art and Romanticism
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Clues for Quiz
  • How is symbolism used in the story?
  • How does symbolism change in the story?
  • How is time important to the story?
  • How does the protagonist affect other characters?
  • How is the story allegorical?

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Clues for Quiz
  • What is the mood of the story?
  • Why is the veil worn?
  • What are the internal or external conflicts in
    the story?
  • What do we learn about the protagonist at the end
    of the story?
  • How does this short story exhibit romanticism?

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Terms on the Quiz
  • Protagonist
  • Antagonist
  • Allegory
  • Conflict
  • Internal vs. External Conflict
  • Symbolism
  • Mood
  • Romanticism
  • Plot
  • Climax
  • Rising Action
  • Inciting Incident

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The Ministers Black Veil Vocabulary
  • Throng
  • Venerable
  • Countenance
  • Deputation
  • Subtle
  • Antipathy
  • Profaned
  • Impertinence
  • Sexton
  • Plighted
  • Ostentatious
  • Pathos
  • Placid
  • Expedient
  • Discern
  • Visage

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In class writing assignment
  • How does The Ministers Black Veil fit into the
    concept of Romanticism?
  • Use the book and class notes to answer this
    question.
  • Put into paragraph form examples, reasons, and
    explanations of how this story exhibits the
    Romantic philosophy.
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