The Minister's Black Veil By Nathaniel Hawthorne

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In, “The Minister’s Black Veil”, Mr. Hooper is involved in a “secret sin”. Although we do not know what this secret sin is, he hides his face behind a black viel. Mr. Hooper says, “There is a black veil on every face.” The veil affects Mr. Hooper’s life in many different ways. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s story, “The Minister’s Black Veil”, Mr. Hooper wears a black veil during his message of secret sin. People understood his message, but then they noticed that he never took off his black veil. Since he never took the veil off, people started judging him, he became secluded from those around him, and his fiancee breaks up with him. This affected Mr. Hooper’s life greatly. No one really liked him. They all removed themselves from him.
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