The House of the Seven Gables

by: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Context Quiz

Further study Context Quiz

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What New England town was Nathaniel Hawthorne born in?

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What influential literary movement did Hawthorne become associated with during the 1830s?

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What now-classic Hawthorne novel did The House of Seven Gables initially outsell?

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With its themes of romance, passion, and human fallibility, what literary movement does Hawthorne’s work bear an affinity to?

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Blending realism and fantasy, what genre did Hawthorne believe best described The House of Seven Gables?