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The story of Young Goodman Brown is all about a man who married newly and needed to go on an errand into the forest which symbolized a place of evilor temptation Young Goodman Brown was known to be a man of very sound faith in God and had faith in the people of his community Salem village But the reason for his journey into the forest was not established by the narrator but it was obvious at the end that his journey into the forest was about putting his faith both in God and humanity to testMeanwhile in the story of Gimple the Fool Gimpel the fool is a Jewish man who is firmly rooted to his faith yet perceived by others as a fool because of his acceptance to many obstacles and ability to overcome them with ease through this acceptance He is in fact perceived by many people as a saint This is reflected in the story by the wise words that he says However these words are unheard of by people around him and therefore they view him as naive because he believes everything no matter how irrational He feels that he did not stand to lose anything by believing and therefore chose to believe Therefore Faith in God and mankind in Young Goodman Brown By Nathaniel Hawthonrne and Gimple the Fool by IB singer can be compare in terms of innocence and betrayal of trust Young Goodman Brown and Gimple exhibit a genuine faith in God and for this reason they seems to be ignorance of evil that surrounded them Goodman Brown shows innocence as he believes in the goodness of the people around him until he embarked on the journey into the forest where he discovered that the devil has taken over the minds of all the people he loves At the beginning of the story Goodman Brown believes in the goodness of his father and grandfather as
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