My Kinsman, Major Molineux by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Start Your Free Trial

What is the source of conflict in "My Kinsman, Major Molineux"?

Expert Answers info

alexb2 eNotes educator | Certified Educator


bookB.A. from Georgetown University

calendarEducator since 2004

write726 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Science

The source of conflict is Robin's attempts to understand the city. As a country boy, he is in constant conflict with his new environment.

check Approved by eNotes Editorial

revolution | Student

The conflict came upon when Robin had tried desperately to succeed in the New World, in the new environment unknown to him, to a place where he is neglected, unwanted and had a hard time understanding that he was treated like trash.

check Approved by eNotes Editorial