Hester Prynne And The Puritan Society

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The Scarlet Letter was published in 1850 and set during the 1640s in a community practicing puritan religion. The Scarlet Letter contains themes that connect to situations faced in modern times.The books helps the reader recognize how society has changed and what aspects have stayed the same. Such as the way people are shunned from society, how people grow and change because of society 's views, and the affect society has on the community. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s goal with The Scarlet Letter is to provide an understanding of the puritan religion for the reader as well as lessons of human nature. The reader is able to experience the puritan society through imagery and language used by Hawthorne in order to understand Hawthorne 's message about human nature. Hawthorne tells the story of Hester Prynne, a woman shunned from the puritan society. Hester Prynne was a married woman who had an affair which was a sin in the puritan society. She became pregnant with a child named Pearl. Hawthorne illustrates the timeless theme of loss of innocence through the development of Hester Prynne in The Scarlet Letter, and allows the reader to draw parallels between Miley Cyrus and her struggle to overcome society 's negative views towards her.
Hester Prynne was seen as a beautiful and pure woman by the puritan society she lived in. The first
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When she becomes pregnant with her child and if punished by the puritan society to wear the scarlet letter A on her chest her character changes. Hester is shunned by society and it was as if she was living in a bubble just watching the people around her unable to interact with them and be a part of society. Hawthorne uses Hester to describe the loss of innocence faced by individuals who are shunned or looked down upon by society. This theme can be translated to modern times and modern individuals well known in society like celebrities including Miley
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