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The Great Stone Face

And Other Tales of the White Mountains

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Classic Books Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9599389M
    ISBN 101600967671
    ISBN 109781600967672
    OCLC/WorldCa311671043

    There is, however, among these notes the following interesting paragraph, written in and clearly foreshadowing The Great Stone Face: 'The semblance of a human face to be formed on the side of a mountain, or in the fracture of a small stone, by a lusus naturae [freak of nature]. Consists of: The Great Stone Face, written in and revolves around the 'Old Man of the Mountain (Cannon Mtn.) in New Hampshire which sadly collapsed on May 3, ; The Ambitious Guest, written in ; The Great Carbuncle, written in ; and Sketches From Memory, written sometime prior to The Great Carbuncle as will become obvious.

    The Great Stone Face 作者: Nathaniel Hawthorne 出版社: Nabu Press 副标题: And Other Tales of the White Mountains 出版年: 页数: 88 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: The Great Stone Face and other Tales of the White Mountains (The Riverside Library Edition) Author Hawthorne, Nathaniel Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Houghton Mifflin.

    Page 3 of More Books. More by this Author. About this time there went a rumor throughout the valley, that the great man, foretold from ages long ago, who was to bear a resemblance to the Great Stone Face, had appeared at last. A collection of four short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the common theme of which is New Hampshire's White Mountains. Consists of: The Great Stone Face, written in and revolves around the 'Old Man of the Mountain (Cannon Mtn.) in New Hampshire which sadly collapsed on May 3, ; The Ambitious Guest, written in ; The Great Carbuncle, written in ; and Sketches From .


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: 3. First published in John Greenleaf Whittiers abolitionist newspaper The National Era (Jan. 24, ), and later included in Hawthornes collection The Snow Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales (), The Great Stone Face is a cautionary parable, warning people not to hunger for greatness in the successful and the famous but rather to seek to foster to seeds of greatness in themselves/5(56).

I read 'The Great Stone Face' by Nathaniel Hawthorne. I think this book was okay. It is a short story, but the story is still good. A boy waits for the man who looks like a Great Stone Face to appear. In this book there are few people who everyone thinks they look like the Great Stone Face/5.

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On one of the mountains is The Great Stone Face book natural rock formation that resembles a human face. It is called the Great Stone Face, and it is prophesied that one day, someone born in the valley will grow up, achieve greatness, and will distinctly resemble the Great Stone Face.

The Great Stone Face, then, was a work of Nature in her mood of majestic playfulness, formed on the perpendicular side of a mountain by some immense rocks, which had been thrown together in such a position as, when viewed at a proper distance, precisely to.

The Prophecy. Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story ''The Great Stone Face'' is a story about nature, divinity, and a prophecy. It begins with a mother and her young son, Ernest, who live in a. Great Stone Face ; Ladybug Picture Book Award Nominees; Library Reads; Library Reads; NHPR Great Reads - eBooks; NHPR Great Reads - audiobooks; Book Shimmy Awards; Isinglass Teen Read Award; Flume Titles Throughout the Years; Great Stone Face ; Not Necessarily Award Winners: Books for Boys.

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But she still borrows the Handbook from the elementary school library to pore 4/4(1). because the man did resemble the Great Stone Face, but he lacked the "high purpose" necessary for an exact resemblance. Who declared that Ernest was most like the Great Stone Face.

the poet. boy who grew up to be like the Great Stone Face. Ernest. wealthy merchant. Gathergold. ONE afternoon, when the sun was going down, a mother and her little boy sat at the door of their cottage, talking about the Great Stone Face.

They had but to lift their eyes, and there it was plainly to be seen, though miles away, with the sunshine brightening all its features. The great stone face: and other tales of the White mountains by Nathaniel Hawthorne; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Conduct of life, Spiritual life, American Historical fiction, White Mountains Cannon Mountain, Classic Literature, Texts, Shorthand, Gregg; Places: Old Man of the Mountain (N.H.), White Mountains, White Mountains The Profile, White Mountains (N.H.

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Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Get this from a library. The Great Stone Face. [Nathaniel Hawthorne; Penelope J Stokes; Greg Dearth] -- Ernest waits his entire life for an ancient prophecy to be fulfilled.

Consists of: The Great Stone Face, written in and revolves around the 'Old Man of the Mountain (Cannon Mtn.) in New Hampshire which sadly collapsed on May 3, ; The Ambitious Guest, written in ; The Great Carbuncle, written in ; and Sketches From Memory, written sometime prior to The Great Carbuncle as will become : CreateSpace Publishing.

Gary D. Schmidt retells Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Great Stone Face, illus. by Bill Farnsworth, about a village prophecy that a man will be born with the likeness of the visage etched into the stone. The great stone face Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

This is an excellent and clear Gregg Publishing Company book. The shorthand is well written and the story is quite a nice one. For those who've conquered the Gregg Shorthand manual, definitely give this a try for increasing the speed of your Gregg reading and writing.

Pages: The Great Stone Face was a work of nature, formed by the cliff of a mountain and some huge rocks in such a way that when viewed at a distance, they resemble the features of a human face.

Many stories were made by the people for these shapes. The Great Stone Face is one such shape that reminds of someone who lives in the valley as per the.

The Great Stone Face Book Award is sponsored by the Children's Librarians of New Hampshire (CHILIS) and is given each year to an author whose book receives the most votes from fourth through sixth graders throughout the state.

Each year a committee chooses 20 recently published titles, which children then use as a guide for voting. The Great Stone Face, et. al. Nathaniel Hawthorne The Ambitious Guest. Page 4 of 7. More Books.

More by this Author 'There now!' exclaimed the stranger; 'it is our nature to desire a monument, be it slate or marble, or a pillar of granite, or a glorious memory in the universal heart of man.'.The Great Stone Face (BookRags) Overview “The Great Stone Face” is a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

It was originally published in The story takes place in a valley next to a mountain bearing an outcropping in the shape of a human face.

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