Comparative Literature | English Language and Literature
Examines how the protagonist in Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story `Ethan Brand' searched for what is considered the `unpardonable sin' of divorcing one's head from one's heart and oneself from humanity. Interpretation of symbolisms in the story; Analysis of the Puritan view of sin in relation to the story.
Harris, Mark, "A New Reading of 'Ethan Brand': The Failed Quest" (1994). Faculty Publications and Presentations. 27.
Published in Studies in Short Fiction 31, 69-77 (1994).