What is the psychological setting of The Minister’s Black Veil.

What is the meaning of the Minister’s black veil?The black veil shows how bad human nature can be.It could be a representation of the secret sin that all people carry in their hearts, or it could also be Mr. Hooper’s specific sin, which some readers think to be adultery.

The story is set in a Puritan village in New England.Puritans left England for the New World to escape persecution and judgement.

The theme of ”The Minister’s Black Veil” is secret sin.The story begins with a man presiding over a group of people.The church-goers are horrified to see that.