Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Details: Short Story
Published: 1832
When the minister of a Puritan town appears one morning in a black veil hiding most of his face, the people are unsure how to deal with. Is he covering a dark sin of his own or is he highlighting our veiled, sinful hearts?

Characters

  • The Sexton
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Minister Of Westbury
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Mrs. Hooper
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Woman
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Mourner
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Physician
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • A Lady
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Old Woman
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Goodman Gray
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Narrator
    The Minister's Black Veil
  • Mr. Hooper
    The Minister's Black Veil