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The two stories The Minister and the Black Veil and Young Goodman Brown have a lot of comparison and contrast Both of Hawthornes literary works relate towards sins evil and also puritans With both of these stories Hawthorne relates the two main characters in different ways and also shows symbolismBoth of these stories have one main character In Young Goodman Brown the main character is Young Goodman Brown In The Minister and the Black Veil the main character is Mr Hooper Young Goodman and Mr Hooper share a common symbol in both of the stories Hawthorne uses certain symbols such as darkness gloomy scenes and towns For instance with the dark scenes which means death is near Another symbol is graveyards which mean something bad is about to occurIn both of these stories hell is another that Hawthorne uses in both of his stories Hell represents sin evil fire and anything that is considered bad In Young Goodman Brown hell is something that Young Brown never considered but as the story continues Young Goodman starts to realize and take in some of the things about hell and sin Mr Hooper on the other hand had a hidden sin which was hell inside of himWith Mr Hooper his smile signified hope and salvation as with Young Goodman his wife Faith signified hope The veil with Mr Hooper symbolizes secrets that he has been keeping from people And in Young Goodmans dream Faith was a secret to him because Young Goodman thought that Faith was this wonderful pure church going woman by day but as the dreamed continued Young Goodman found out that she was a witch by nightBoth characters show comparison by being with the church Young Goodman a church going man and Mr Hooper a preacher Mr Hoopers contrast towards Young Goodman was that he had a hidden sin which the black veil that Mr Hooper wore kept it covered With Young Goodman he
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