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'The Blithedale Romance' and Imagery
'This paper looks at images and themes used in 'The Blithedale Romance' by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
# 123947 | 1,750 words | 18 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory) , Literature (General) , Language (General) , Gender and Sexuality (General)

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In this article, the writer discusses Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Blithesdale Romance', focusing on the imagery of the knot and the theme of sexuality and the way Hawthorne uses them as a commentary on the impossibility of a Utopian society.

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"In Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Blithedale Romance' images and themes do an effective job of helping the author convey his meaning. The image of the knot and the theme of sexuality are two of the most prominent vehicles used by Hawthorne to express the complexity and difficulty in achieving a Utopian community. Utopianism is a dominant theme in the book as well but it is treated far more overtly than the knot and the theme of sexuality which are veiled suggestive and more clue-like to ..."

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'The Blithedale Romance' and Imagery (2008, December 01) Retrieved April 19, 2024, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/the-blithedale-romance-and-imagery-123947/

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