Vocabulary in The Minister's Black Veil

Updated: 9/3/2020
Vocabulary in The Minister's Black Veil
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The Minister's Black Veil by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Lesson Plans by Kristy Littlehale

Hawthorne gained the reputation of being the contradiction to the new Transcendentalist movement taking hold at the time, with his works often examining the darker side of humanity. “The Minister’s Black Veil” explores the themes of sin, guilt, secrecy, and isolation, aspects of the human condition that Transcendentalism tends to ignore or forget.

The Minister's Black Veil

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The Ministers Black Veil Vocabulary activities lesson plan

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  • n. lethargy; mentally or physically inactive
  • n. a thin, light black fabric, usually worn as a sign of mourning
  • n. the maintenance person for a church
  • adj. having gray or white hair
  • n. sin; transgression