Dismissing Women to Achieve Male Happiness in the Works of Hawthorne, Poe, and Irving

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In four pages this paper examines how women are dismissed through either silence or death in order to achieve male happiness in such works as Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown' and 'The Birthmark,' Edgar Allan Poe's 'To Ulalume' and 'Ligeia,' and Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle.' There are no other sources listed.