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What are the elements of dark romanticism in Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story The Haunted Mind , mentioning the Gothic and supernatural elements ?

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The narrator wakes up but then sinks into the covers and has a chill, not from cold, but from the idea of a frozen world outside. He retreats to the warmth of the bed. But this confinement makes him think of another confined and cold space: the grave. This is where the narrator's thoughts become dark, yet still romantic in that this is the product of his wild imagination. 


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