Master of Arts
Carl F. Strauch
Children play a more important role throughout Nathaniel Hawthorne's fiction than has been fully realized. All of Hawthorne's fictional children are examined as integral to the artistic milieu and purpose of the given work; implicit in such an examination is Hawthorne's total achievement as an artist.
Davis, Marilyn D., ""Side-scenes" into Hawthorne's artistry: his use of children in the tales and sketches" (1966). Theses and Dissertations. 3401.