Wearing The Black Veil Research Paper

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Can you imagine finding your minister wearing a black veil on his face for no real reason and preaching in that manner. It would be scary to think, because you don't know what is going on maybe he has a disease on his face or just too ashamed to show his face. As a man of god he shouldn't be wearing a veil on his face because it shows disrespect to the crowd and then they will think you committed something wrong. These people grew disconnect from the church of england and started their own with strict rules and have their beliefs. Mr. Hooper starts his sermon with a weird and obscure black veil and nobody knows why he is wearing it. ­
Mr. Hooper, pacing slowly his meditative way towards the meeting-house. With one accord they started, expressing more wonder than if some strange minister were coming to dust the cushions of Mr. Hooper's pulpit.’’The ­congregation ­is­ greatly­ affected­ by the­ sermon’’ Nobody can’t
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scary sight it is to watch your minister wear a veil can't imagine why he would wear a veil and back then puritans were strict and believed in the word of god well there beliefs were too exaggerated kids couldn't play with toys or play outside and showing emotions were frowned down upon. Being puritan was heavy and if you disrespecting your elder it was also against god. Black veil just doesn't show a veil but it Symbolizes mystery and the fact that he is hiding he wants nobody else to see. It symbolizes darkness, death and anything out of sight but why would he want to hide his face from a crowd it has a scary meaning.A black veil has a place in horror films and halloween costumes It’s not meant to be worn everyday. A little piece of fabric so cheap and common can mean something so scary and sinister but wearing it on your face would make anyone question
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