Why is Nathaniel Hawthorne an Anti-Transcendentalist?

I gotta do an essay for school explaining why The Scarlet Letter proves that Hawthorne was an anti-transcendentalist, Anything helps. Thanks

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One Response to “Why is Nathaniel Hawthorne an Anti-Transcendentalist?”

  1. kssimon says:

    read this article [external link] …and you will see that Scarlet Letter’s dark tale fits the bill very well