Young Goodman Brown and Other Hawthorne Short Stories

What happens to Father Hooper's relationship with his Fiance after he wear the veil?

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Elizabeth ends their relationship because Father Hooper refuses explanation, and will not unveil himself...... even for her. He cannot grant her request, thus, she refuses to go on.

"Have patience with me, Elizabeth!" cried he, passionately. "Do not desert me though this veil must be between us here on earth. Be mine, and hereafter there shall be no veil over my face, no darkness between our souls. It is but a mortal veil; it is not for eternity. Oh, you know not how lonely I am, and how frightened to be alone behind my black veil! Do not leave me in this miserable obscurity for ever."

"Lift the veil but once and look me in the face," said she.

"Never! It cannot be!" replied Mr. Hooper.

"Then farewell!" said Elizabeth.


The Minister's Black Veil