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Wakefield

In order to understand the contribution of the setting to the story, we should begin by looking at our main character, Wakefield. The narrator of the story asks, "What sort of a man was Wakefield?"...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2018, 5:29 pm (UTC)

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Wakefield

Hawthorne (the narrator) attempts to answer this question in the story. He says that Wakefield was not violent and that he had a tendency of inertia. That is, he "was likely to be the most...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2016, 5:21 pm (UTC)

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Wakefield

Hawthorne, as narrator, relates the outline of a bizarre story he'd read in a magazine or a newspaper. The man, who he chooses to call "Wakefield" leaves his wife on some errand, claiming it may...

Latest answer posted November 10, 2015, 12:11 am (UTC)

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Wakefield

Many middle-aged men experience an urge such as Hawthorne attributes to his character Wakefield. They suddenly realize that they are getting old and that they have never really found themselves or...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2015, 3:03 pm (UTC)

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