A Study in Scarlet

In line 177-181, two mourners comment that they imagined Mr.Hooper and the deceased young woman walking hand and hand in spirit. What larger meaning might this image have?

The Minister's BLack Veil by Hawthrone.

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The larger meaning alludes to the fact that Mr Hooper moves like a man who is dead in spirit.


The Minister's Black Veil