Diction And Mass Imagery In Roger Chillingworth By Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Roger Chillingworth first appeared “drooping down, as it were, out of the sky, or starting from the nether earth…” associated with deformity and mystery. Nathaniel Hawthorne uses diction and mass imagery to portray Chillingworth as a symbol for evil and a devilish figure. Chillingworth lived with Native Americans, from them he gained the knowledge of “miraculous cures”. These "miraculous cures" Hawthorne describes them as witchcraft, advancing the evil characteristic of Chillingworth. In Hawthorne 's mind, Chillingworth is “haunted either by Satan himself or Satan’s emissary.”

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