Young Goodman Brown

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  • 1. 
    1.      What do you think the reasons were for Brown taking such a night’s journey?
  • 2. 
    1.      Do you think Brown should have taken the journey or stayed at home?  Do you think Brown could have had a better, more peaceful life if he had stayed home from this night’s journey?
  • 3. 
    1.      What do you think Hawthorne was saying to his contemporary audience?
  • 4. 
    1.      Was everything Brown witnessed a figment of his own imagination, something conjured by evil, or a dream?  Support your answer with passages from the text.
  • 5. 
    When Goodman Brown died, there was no epitaph written on his tombstone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Where did Goodman Brown find one of the pink ribbons from Faith?
    • A. 

      Pathway

    • B. 

      On the way to the meeting

    • C. 

      In a tree branch

    • D. 

      On the ground

  • 7. 
    When Goodman Brown met the man who led him to the meeting, what did he notice about the man's staff?
    • A. 

      It was made of metal

    • B. 

      It was much to long

    • C. 

      Nothing it was jus a plain stick

    • D. 

      It looked like a black snake

  • 8. 
    When Cloyse recognized the old man traveling with Goodman Brown her reaction was 
    • A. 

      Fear

    • B. 

      Happiness

    • C. 

      Worry

    • D. 

      Hate

  • 9. 
    In the forest on the way to the meeting, Goodman Brown encountered his pastor and deacon from the church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Goodman Brown did not recognize anyone one who was at the meeting in the forest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The next day, Goodman Brown, went about his life as if nothing had happened.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is catechism?
    • A. 

      Game of chess

    • B. 

      Set of religious questions and answers

    • C. 

      A play

    • D. 

      Something that you can catch

  • 13. 
    What did Faith's pink ribbons stands for?
    • A. 

      Just for fashion

    • B. 

      Indecision between sin and pureness

    • C. 

      Her favorite color

    • D. 

      Unclearness between sin and pureness

  • 14. 
    Did Faith want Goodman Brown to leave her at the beginning of the story?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    How did Goodman Brown know Goody Cloyse?
    • A. 

      His catechism teacher

    • B. 

      His science worker

    • C. 

      His mother

    • D. 

      His second cousin twice removed

  • 16. 
    What is Goodman Brown's wife's name?
    • A. 

      Gloria

    • B. 

      Faith

    • C. 

      Mercy

    • D. 

      Hope

  • 17. 
    At what time did young Goodman Brown leave town to go into the forest?
    • A. 

      Morning

    • B. 

      Night

    • C. 

      Afternoon

    • D. 

      Sunset

  • 18. 
    During the Colonial Period, the forest embodied all that was evil, including the unknown.  This is most apparant in which of the following paragraphs?  
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      6 and 7

    • C. 

      8 and 9

    • D. 

      11 and 12

  • 19. 
    In Paragraph 12, Goodman Brown tells the man he meets in teh woods that "Faith kept me back a while."  Literally, he means that his wife made him late.  What other meaning could this remark have had..
    • A. 

      His religous faith almost kept him from the journey.

    • B. 

      His faith in his marriage was more important than the journey.

    • C. 

      Faith is necessary to complete the things one is required to do.

    • D. 

      The remark could have no meaning beyond the literal one.

  • 20. 
    This excerpt suggest that all people must, at some time, choose between good and evil.  All of the following contribute to the reader's perception that Goodman Brown knows that he is about to embrace evil except
    • A. 

      Paragraph 3, Goodman Brown says"...of all nights in the year, this one night msut I tarry away from thee."

    • B. 

      Paragraph 7, Goodman Brown thinks, "(it was) as fi a dream had warned her wht work is to be done to-night."

    • C. 

      Paragraph 8, "...Goodman Brown felt himself justified in making more haste on his present evil purpose."

    • D. 

      Paragraph 1, "Young Goodman Brown came forth at sunset into the street at Salem village..."

  • 21. 
    This excerpt suggest that Hawthrone's philosophical position includes which one of the following ideas?
    • A. 

      Man is predisposed to do evil.

    • B. 

      Man's first impluse is to do good.

    • C. 

      Man creates his own reality.

    • D. 

      Man is responsible for his actions.

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