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Irony in Young Goodman Brown

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"But he was himself the chief horror of the scene, and shrank not from its other horrors..."   (Young Goodman Brown)

Here is a terrible irony: Goodman Brown, after finally losing his faith, becomes the scariest thing in the forest and hurries to join his wife in their new life as devil worshippers.  His loss of faith is complete at this point because the one he trusts the most, Faith, has betrayed his trust.

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