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Scarlet Letter (513 words)

Scarlet LetterThe Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, delivers a powerful novel invokedwith symbolism. Centered on Hester, a woman branded with a scarlet “A” as amark for adultery, much of the Scarlet Letter’s symbolism grows from thecruel, and shameful letter. The “A” symbolizes the “walking emblem ofshame.” (Hawthorne 6). Throughout the . . . Read more

Scarlet Letter (601 words)

Scarlet Letter“Confess thy truth and thou shall have eternal rest.” I believe thatis the moral to be taught in this novel of inspirational love, yet a novel ofmuch sorrow. The impossible became possible in The Scarlet Letter, a story setback in the Puritan Times. In this response, I will give . . . Read more

Scarlet Letter (474 words)

Scarlet LetterThe Scarlet Letter is all about symbolism. People and objects are symbolic ofevents and thoughts. Throughout the course of the book, Nathaniel Hawthorne usesHester, Pearl, and Arthur Dimmesdale to signify Puritanic and Romanticphilosophies. Hester Prynne, through the eyes of the Puritans, is an extremesinner; she has gone against the . . . Read more

Scarlet Letter (451 words)

Scarlet LetterAdultery, betrayal, promiscuity, subterfuge, and intrigue, all of which wouldmake an excellent coming attraction on the Hollywood scene and probably a prettygood book. Add Puritan ideals and writing styles, making it long, drawn out,tedious, wearisome, sleep inducing, insipidly asinine, and the end result is TheScarlet Letter. Despite all these . . . Read more

Scarlet Letter (203 words)

Scarlet LetterThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the heroine is admired because of herstrong will, and disregard for other’s views of her. Hester Pryne displays herbest qualities when she stands up to Governor Bellingham and his gang, when theyconfront her about her daughter Pearl. Hester is a woman that is . . . Read more

Scarlet Letter (1059 words)

Scarlet LetterThe achievement of simplicity in life never occurs because things are notsimple, but manifold, being viewed differently, and speaking more than onepurpose. Nathaniel Hawthorne journeys to seventeenth century Boston andintroduces Hester Prynne as he makes his awareness of this idea evident. ThroughThe Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne presents the complexity of . . . Read more

Scarlet Letter (819 words)

Scarlet LetterHester Prynne was a beautiful, young, tall woman with shiny dark hair, piercingblack eyes, and a beautiful complexion. She was living in Amsterdam with herhusband, Roger Chillingworth, until he sent her to America alone while hecleared up business matters. In America, Hester had a love affair with ReverendArthur Dimmesdale . . . Read more

2009 Ap Us History Dbq

Nina Gibbs11.15.2013AP US HistoryDBQDocument A Many slaves escaped to the South as the Union troops arrived. African men, women, and children slaves’ actions urged the government to deal with slavery. This letter displays the pressure the Union was under in deciding what to do with escaped slaves.In the early civil . . . Read more

Worst Job

The SnatchersHarry leaned against the burnout car while he adjusted the strap from the bag around his neck. The hike was up hill, just out of Godric’s Hollow. Harry and Hermione was a mile from town, from the old freeway, where they could see all the way down upon the . . . Read more

Scarlet Letter

Hester’s DevotionThe Romantic movement in American literature greatly expanded the love story genre. In Hawthorne’s novel TheScarlet Letter he writes of adultery in a Puritan village. The story deals with the relationship between Hester Prynne,a young bride awaiting her husband, and Arthur Dimmsdale, an inspired Puritan minister who is beloved . . . Read more