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The great stone face, & two other stories.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The great stone face, & two other stories.

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Published by Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New England,
  • Old Man of the Mountain (N.H.)
    • Subjects:
    • Conduct of life -- Fiction.,
    • Spiritual life -- Fiction.,
    • Short stories.,
    • New England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
    • Old Man of the Mountain (N.H.) -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Three short stories by the early New England writer: The great stone face, Feathertop: a moralized legend, and The minister"s black veil.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesFeathertop., Minister"s black veil.
      StatementIllus. by Leonard Everett Fisher.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsHawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864., Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864., Fisher, Leonard Everett, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.H318 Gr8, PS1852 Gr8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p.
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5540184M
      LC Control Number67017804

      The story is set in an unnamed valley containing several villages and thousands of residents. One of the mountains bears a natural impression resembling a human face, known as the Great Stone Face. The valley is Ernest’s home and birthplace, as well as the birthplace of all of the story’s characters.   The Great Stone Face, and Other Tales of the White Mountains Contents: The great stone face -- The ambitious guest -- The great carbuncle -- Sketches from memory. Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Short stories Subject: Historical fiction, American Subject.

      LibriVox recording of The Great Stone Face and Other Tales of the White Mountains, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by Roger Melin. A collection of four short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the common theme of which is New Hampshire's White Mountains. The Great Stone face by Nathaniel Hawthorne Plot Conflicts This story is about a rock formation that is imagined, by many locals and visitors, to resemble the shape and features of a human face. An old folklore is told by the people of the valley that in the future a boy will be.

        A collection of four short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the common theme of which is New Hampshire's White Mountains. Consists of: The Great Stone Face, which revolves around the 'Old Man of the Mountain (Cannon Mtn.) in New Hampshire which sadly collapsed on May 3, ; The Ambitious Guest; The Great Carbuncle; and Sketches From Memory. Gathergold had the face of an old man with yellow skin. The people considered him the image of the great stone face Ernest gazed up the valley. The great stone face seemed to reject gathergold as its likeness. Ernest had grown up to be a young man. Everyday, he would go off by himself and gaze upon the great stone face.


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Great Stone Face & Two Other Stories Hardcover – January 1, by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Author) out of 5 stars 26 ratings. See all 39 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(26). Get this from a library.

The great stone face, & two other stories. [Nathaniel Hawthorne; Leonard Everett Fisher] -- Three short stories by the early New England The great stone face The great stone face, Feathertop: a moralized legend, and The minister's black veil.

Title The great stone face, and other stories. Contributor Names Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 18 rows  The great stone face: and other tales of the White mountains by Nathaniel Hawthorne; 17.

The Prophecy. Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story ''The Great Stone Face'' is a story about nature, divinity, and a prophecy. It begins with a mother and her young son, Ernest, who live in a. There is, however, among these notes the following interesting paragraph, written in and clearly foreshadowing The Great & two other stories.

book Face: 'The semblance of a human face to be formed on the side of a mountain, or in the fracture of a small stone, by a lusus naturae [freak of nature]. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

“The Great Stone Face.” Hawthorne’s Short Stories. New York: Vintage Books, Print. The story opens in a spacious valley between several large mountains.

The valley contains several villages and thousands of residents. important links. class 8 subject list. class 8 english book wise chapters list. class 8 books download. the great stone face-ii words meaning. the great stone face-ii question answers. ‎As the years pass and small village grows, Ethan watches for the fulfillment of the prophecy that someone born looking like the Great Stone Face up on the mountain will be the greatest, noblest person of.

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It is a short story, but the story is still good. A boy waits for the man who looks like a Great Stone Face to appear. In this book there are few people who everyone thinks they look like the Great Stone Face.

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The Great Stone Face: And Other. On the side of the mountain, there is what resembles a great stone face. There is a prophesy that when a man is born that resembles the face, he will be the greatest in the land.

Many come, and many fail. You will find this, and other short stories in this collection from. The Great Stone Face by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Great Stone Face () is a wonderful legend about the Man of the Mountain in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

It's still there waiting for a person to be born who embodies its spirit. You might also like New Hampshire by Robert Frost. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Great stone face.

London, New York, [etc.] T. Nelson & sons, n.d. (OCoLC) After hearing this mom started story related to prophecy of that Great Stone Face. She said that there is a belief that one day a child bearing exact resemblance to the Great Stone Face, in manhood, would take birth nearby and would be destined to be the noblest and the greatest person of his time.

The Great Stone Face (and Mosses From An Old Manse, continued, Twice Told Tales, continued) Standard Book Company, Hardcover, ; The Great Stone Face New York F.A. OwenPaperback, ; The Great Stone Face Barse & Hopkins, Hardcover, ; The great stone face: And other tales of the White Mountains University of Michigan Library."The Great Stone Face" is a short story published by Nathaniel Hawthorne in The story reappeared in a full-length book, The Snow-Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales, published by Ticknor, Reed & Fields in It has since been republished and anthologized many times.By: Nathaniel Hawthorne () A collection of four short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the common theme of which is New Hampshire's White Mountains.

Consists of: The Great Stone Face, written in and revolves around the 'Old Man of the Mountain (Cannon Mtn.) in New Hampshire which sadly collapsed on May 3, ; The Ambitious Guest, written in ; The Great Carbuncle.