The House of the Seven Gables

by: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Plot Overview Quick Quiz

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According to rumor, who was behind Matthew Maule’s conviction for witchcraft?

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What is Hepzibah forced to do with her home to keep from starving?

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Whose arrival at the house terrorizes Hepzibah and Clifford Pyncheon?

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In Holgrave’s story, what does the young Matthew Maule do to Alice Pyncheon that leads to her death?

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What rumor surrounds Judge Pyncheon following his mysterious death?