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Hawthorne at Salem

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Learning Activities Related to Hawthorne's Life

Photograph of Nathaniel Hawthorne from a daguerreotype,1848(?)
Photograph of Nathaniel Hawthorne from a daguerreotype,1848(?) (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)

1. Read Longfellow's poetic tribute "Hawthorne"carefully. Then compose a thoughtful essay in which you identify techniques the author employs to convey the poem's sense of loss. (contributed by John W. Stuart, Ph.D., Department of English, Manchester-Essex Regional High School, Mancheste