The House of the Seven Gables

by: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Preface Quick Quiz

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What traditional genre does Hawthorne note that “Romance” diverges substantially from?

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According to Hawthorne, what framework constrains the writers of traditional novels?

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According to Hawthorne, what does the Romance genre enable authors to represent in alternative ways?

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According to Hawthorne, what kind of message does his book present?

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What does Hawthorne suggest that the members of each generation pass on to their descendants?