7 edition of Spark Notes The House of Seven Gables found in the catalog.
July 15, 2002
Written in English
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“Little Phoebe was one of those persons who possess, as their exclusive patrimony, the gift of practical arrangement. It is a kind of natural magic that enables these favored ones to bring out the hidden capabilities of things around them; and particularly to give a look of comfort and habitableness to any place which, for however brief a period, may happen to be their home. “`The House of the Seven Gables’ in my opinion, is better than `The Scarlet Letter:’ but I should not wonder if I had refined upon the principal character a little too much for popular appreciation, nor if the romance of the book should be somewhat at odds with the humble and familiar scenery in which I .
The House of the Seven Gables (also known as the Turner House or Turner-Ingersoll Mansion), made famous by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The House of the Seven Gables (), is a colonial mansion in Salem, Massachusetts, named for its house is now a non-profit museum, with an admission fee charged for tours, as well as an active settlement house with . The House of the Seven Gables once a "show place" in a small New England town, now presents little evidence of its former grandeur. Wind, sun, storm, and neglec Book Summary.
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The House of the Seven Gables is a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne that was first published in The House of the Seven Gables. The House of the Seven Gables begins with a preface that identifies the work as a romance, not a novel. As such, Hawthorne prepares readers for the fluid mixture of realism and fantasy that the romance genre allows.
The preface also conveys the major theme of the book, which Hawthorne refers to as a moral: “the wrong-doing of one generation lives into the successive Cited by: The Old Pyncheon Family.
HALFWAY down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points of the compass, and a huge, clustered chimney in the midst.
The street is Pyncheon Street; the house is the old Pyncheon House; and an elm-tree, of wide circumference, rooted before the door, is familiar to every town-born. A summary of Part X (Section11) in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables.
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In the mid- s, the farmer Matthew Maule builds a small house next to a lovely, clear spring in what will become a small, well-to-do Massachusetts town. A local landowner named Colonel Pyncheon, who wants the land for himself, accuses Maule of witchcraft at a time of mass hysteria against witches.
Maule is convicted and hanged, but, before he dies, he. The House of the Seven Gables. Hepzibah Pyncheon is the last in a long line of Pyncheon aristocrats.
Hepzibah personifies the pitfalls of this aristocracy, both financially, as evidenced by her having to open and tend a shop, and spiritually, as shown by the permanent scowl on her face. Her extreme passivity makes it difficult to sympathize with her: the melodramatic way in which she mourns having to open.
The current occupant of the house with seven gables, Hepzibah is Clifford’s sister and a cousin to Judge Pyncheon and Phoebe. With her face locked in a permanent scowl due to nearsightedness, Hepzibah scares customers away from her small store, but she has.
“The House of the Seven Gables” is a Gothic novel written by the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne and published in The book was inspired by a gabled house in the town of Salem, Massachusetts that belonged to Hawthorne’s cousin, Susanna Ingersoll and by Hawthorne’s own knowledge of the part that his ancestors played in the Salem Witch Trials of Test your knowledge on all of The House of the Seven Gables.
Perfect prep for The House of the Seven Gables quizzes and tests you might have in school. Book Summary. The House of the Seven Gables once a "show place" in a small New England town, now presents little evidence of its former grandeur.
Wind, sun, storm, and neglect left its sides, shingles, and chimney crumbling. Its gray look is mottled here and there with moss. The lattice fence surrounding it.
Built in by John Turner, Nathaniel Hawthrone stayed at The House Of The Seven Gables as a guest, thus influencing his imagination and. Welcome to the LitCharts study guide on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables. Created by the original team behind SparkNotes, LitCharts are the world's best literature guides.
The House of the Seven Gables: Introduction A concise biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne plus historical and literary context for The House of the Seven Gables. House of Seven Gables SparkNotes (02) by Hawthorne, Nathaniel - Editors, SparkNotes [Paperback ()] Paperback – January 1, by Hawthorne (Author) out of 5 stars ratings.
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House of Seven Gables (SparkNotes Literature Guide) by Nathaniel Hawthorne Making the reading experience fun. Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes is a new breed of study guide: smarter, better, to what today's students need to know, SparkNotes provides:chapter-by-chapter analysisPages: Hepzibah has lived alone in the House of the Seven Gables for thirty years, isolated "until her very brain was impregnated with the dry-rot of its timbers." She is a sixty-year-old spinster who cannot leave the house.
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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. Nathaniel Hawthorne notes that The House of the Seven Gables is a romance, not a novel. A novel "must rigidly subject itself to laws" and adhere to normal circumstances.
A romance, in contrast, gives the writer "a certain latitude" to include elements that do not adhere to everyday life. Hawthorne explicitly states that the book includes elements of the "Marvelous.". House of Seven Gables (SparkNotes Literature Guide) by Nathaniel Hawthorne Making the reading experience fun.
Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes is a new breed of study guide: smarter, better, to what today's students need to know, SparkNotes provides:chapter-by-chapter analysis4/5(). The House of the Seven Gables “The House of Seven Gables” is a Gothic novel, full of impossible coincidences, haunted places and family curses.
Do not expect too much realism from it, just prepare for the great and enjoyable story of the family whose patriarch was once cruel and unfair to .Summary. Meanwhile, back in the old Pyncheon house, Judge Jaffrey Pyncheon remains seated in the foreboding house, heedless of time. This is odd, because he is burdened with engagements — he should see Clifford, and then he should see his broker, attend an auction to add a parcel of land to the Pyncheon holdings, buy a house, check on his wife's fallen tombstone, give generously to his.Repeatedly, Clifford describes a seven-gabled house "presided over" by a corpse.
Suddenly Clifford wants off the train, and he and his prayerful sister alight at a way-station under gloomy clouds. When Clifford and Hepzibah flee the house in Chap they merge with their dark surroundings.