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Roger Chillingworth : The Tiping Development Of Chillingworth

- “The Chilling Development of Chillingworth” Obsession and hatred are such corrupt concepts that if one lets it consume them, it can make them inhuman. In the novel, The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the character Roger Chillingworth is a walking symbol for how allowing revenge to become an obsession can change you into something horrible. As the story progresses, Chillingworth changes into a monster as his need for revenge and hatred grows stronger, causing him to sin by endlessly torturing Dimmesdale....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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The Scarlet Letter By Roger Chillingworth

- Trey Hill David Camp AP English 11 Date: 10/10/15 The Scarlet Letter: Roger Chillingworth In the literary classic, The Scarlet Letter, readers follow the story of a Puritan New England colony and the characteristics of that time period. Readers begin to grasp concepts such as repentance and dealing with sin through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s indirect descriptions of these detailed and complex characters by their actions and reactions. The character Roger Chillingworth symbolizes sin itself and deals with internal conflict throughout the course of the story....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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Lord Of The Flies By Roger Chillingworth

- Old Roger Chillingworth had always been an upright (1) man. He had begun his investigation with a judge’s integrity (2), desiring only the truth. But, as he proceeded, his eyes grew ominous (3). He transformed into a thief. Entering a chamber where a man lies, half-asleep, he aimed to steal the man’s treasure. But the floor would creak, Mr. Dimmesdale aware of a disturbance. Yet Roger Chillingworth-intuitive (4) and perceptive-would be prepared, appearing always as the clergyman’s kind friend. Thus, they maintained a familiar relationship....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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The Demise of Roger Chillingworth

- Hawthorne used symbolism to represent how various human behaviors would impact life. He took these behaviors to the extreme to emphasize their influence in the situation of adultery. Roger Chillingworth had the role of the villain in this story. "Although he was originally the only character without a problem or a sin, he became the one who performed the worst sins of all.”₂ He transformed into the embodiment of vengeance, Hawthorne further amplified this persona by portraying him as an expert in all things alchemical....   [tags: character analysis, Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne]

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The Death Of Dr. Chillingworth

- While Dimmesdale was being interrogated verbally but mentally as well by the malevolent physician Roger Chillingworth. The physician was becoming very aggravated by the pastor’s replies and therefore left. Dimmesdale looked out of the window and saw Chillingworth standing at the same location as Pearl, the devil spawn. Chillingworth left something on the grave then proceeded to his room. The ailing pastor forced his failing body to walk to the grave. Once he approached the gloomy monument and he noticed that what Chillingworth left was not of his, but it was Dimmesdale’s bible....   [tags: Hester Prynne, The Scarlet Letter, Bible]

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The Evil within Roger Chillingworth

- The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne represents a man of the name Roger Chillingworth who has suffered and subdued every pain a man can handle. His life starts out as a simple man married to a young women who goes by Hester Prynne, They are planning to move to the “New World” while as Hester Prynne ventures to the new world, Roger Chillingworth is wrapping things up back home. Hester awaits Roger’s arrival for two years and now is pronounced dead at sea. Hester is now faced with the guilt of adultery the ultimate sin and her lover Arthur Dimmesdale the minister of the church....   [tags: Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter]

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Evil/Sin Portrayed in Dimmesdale and Chillingworth

- In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, The Scarlet Letter many aspects of evil and sin are reflected through the characters Arthur Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingworth. Dimmesdale and Chillingworth made their own choice of being a sinner and being evil. Therefore, that is what Hawthorne believed to be the definition of evil and sin; an individual chooses to do an action that is considered sinful. Although Dimmesdale and Chillingworth both portray evil and sin they portray it in two completely different forms....   [tags: Character Analysis, Guilty Conscience]

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Character Transformation in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- There are far too many instances in the world in which situations, actions, or emotions lead us to be different people than who we truly are. There are many ways that one can become stressed or upset, and there are various different ways that one can go about dealing with it - ways that can cause one to lose friends, family, or even oneself. For instance, when I was young girl, my grandfather had begun to become very stressed due to problems at work, and he was beginning to ache all over his body....   [tags: Dimmesdale, Chillingworth]

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Chillingworth: Friend or Fiend? Chillingworth: Friend or Fiend?

- Chillingworth: Friend or Fiend. Some people, seek vengeance when they suffer a wrong. In the novel The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the character Roger Chillingworth is no exception, but the burden of his revenge becomes so heavy that it leads to a transformation of character that is unprecedented. Though at first a humble physician, Roger Chillingworth, slowly, through acts of his seeking revenge on his wife’s lover, Arthur Dimmesdale, he transforms into a parasitic leech, which eventually leads to his downfall....   [tags: Hawthorne Scarlet Letter Character Analysis]

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Symbolization of Chillingworth as the Devil in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- Nathaniel Hawthorne crammed The Scarlet Letter with religious symbolism. One of the most interesting symbols is that of Chillingworth as the devil. All through the novel there are numerous indications and relations that verify the fact that Chillingworth is a delegate for the king of darkness. One of the various ways Chillingworth serves as the devil’s advocate is by being the antithesis of Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, the palpable Jesus figure of the narrative. Chillingworth keenly sets out to devastate Dimmesdale, as Hawthorne informs us when referring to Chillingworth's unearthing of Dimmesdale's secret, “All that guilty sorrow, hidden from the world, whose great heart would have pitied an...   [tags: The Scarlet Letter]

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