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In comparing and contrasting the stories Worn Path and Young GoodMann Brown Several things come to mind We see that both authors use a lot of symbolismas well as foreshadowing Also Both stories take place in the forest or along a pathIn the story Worn Path the author makes use of symbolism in diffident waysThe most obvious example is that the path itself symbolizes the old women She is desc-ribed as bent crooked old and wore out This description would also fit the well wore pathIn the story Young GoodMan Brown the author makes reference to the appearanceof the fellow-traveler and his likeness to Young GoodMann Brown It is hinted that the fellow-traveler symbolizes the Devil We can associate this as the evil that lies within us allBoth authors use foreshadowing throughout the stories to let us know what is to comeOne example of foreshadowing is When the fellow-traveler in Young Goodman Brown is walkingwith a cane that looks like a snake This hints to the evil that is to follow A another example is when the old woman speaks of how hard the path is to travel This lets us know that she will faceIn conclusion the stories Worn Path and Young GoodMan Brown contain numerous like similarities and differences One could interpret these in many different ways However the stories seem to share more likenesses than differed BibliographyEnglish Lit book
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