Examples Of Hidden Sins In The Minister's Black Veil

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The short-story “The Minister’s Black Veil” speaks of hidden sins, which a man faces by covering his face with a black veil. Although today is a much different society, there are still many examples of hidden sins in our society. The song “Unforgiven” by Metallica speaks of many hidden sins committed by an individual; even though Hawthorne’s story and Metallica’s song were written over one hundred years apart, they both tackle the gloomy subject of hidden sins. In like manner, hidden sins still catches the attention of eager audiences even after many years. Put simply, hidden sins are still prominent and have a strong grip on lives and society, perhaps for man’s eternity. The veil is effective both in within the story and outside of it. Readers

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