The house of the seven gables. by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Salem (Mass.)

Subjects:

  • Haunted houses -- Fiction.,
  • Salem (Mass.) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

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StatementWith an introd. and newly edited text by Hyatt H. Waggoner.
SeriesRiverside editions,, A89
ContributionsWaggoner, Hyatt Howe, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H318 Ho78, PS1861 Ho78
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, 281 p.
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5930124M
LC Control Number64055765
OCLC/WorldCa715730

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As such, Hawthorne prepares readers for the fluid mixture of realism and fantasy that the romance genre allows. The preface also conveys the major theme of the book, which Hawthorne refers to as a moral: “the wrong-doing of one generation lives into the successive ones, and.

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The House of the Seven Gables is haunted by the sins of the past. By guilt and greed. By sorrow and injustice. By an antiquated air of appearances. It is occupied by the old and scowling Hepzibah Pyncheon and her frail and wraithlike brother Clifford. Living in another section of this large house is the eccentric daguerreotypist Holgrave.

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The current resident, the dignified but desperately poor Hepzibah Pyncheon, opens a shop in a side room to support her brother Clifford, who is about to leave prison after serving twenty. This book is a good book with a lot of its meaning under the surface. one has to dig deep down to understand the true maning or intention of the writer.

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This historical site is the home of tons of Hawthorne-related materials, including the house where he was born. It also hosts many relics of the Puritan period in Massachusetts history.

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The Pyncheon family's inheritance goes to Clifford's cousin Jaffrey Pyncheon. The only exception is the House of the Seven Gables itself, which goes to Clifford's sister Hepzibah Pyncheon. Thirty years later, the main action of the novel starts. Hepzibah Pyncheon has been living by herself in the House of the Seven Gables all this time.

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The House of the Seven Gables, published inexplores issues of class and the pursuit of wealth against the backdrop of decaying residences.

Source: Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The house of the Seven : Ticknor, Reed, and Fields. Preface The author speaks directly to the reader explaining the reason for calling this novel a romance.

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Read The Little Shop-Window of The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The text begins: It still lacked half an hour of sunrise, when Miss Hepzibah Pyncheon--we will not say awoke, it being doubtful whether the poor lady had so much as closed her eyes during the brief night of midsummer--but, at all events, arose from her solitary pillow, and began what it would.

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