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Hester Prynne As A Good Mother

- Every individual at some point has questioned their mother’s effectiveness and ability to do her job, be a mother. However, many still ponder at what qualities actually describe a good mother, and sometimes causes legal issues and debate. One of these debated mothers is Hester Prynne, the malefactress who committed adultery and gave birth to a daughter, whom she named Pearl. That said, Mrs. Prynne also shows signs of being a very good mother, whereas she teaches her daughter about the religious practices of the time, she never lets her daughter out of her sight, and she actively cares about her daughter’s well being....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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Character Analysis Of Hester Prynne

- Bearer of the Scarlet Letter Hester Prynne, convicted of Adultery and forced to wear the Letter A as punishment, goes through the hypocrisy of the Puritan colony and the raising of a queer child, Pearl. Hawthorne’s passionate and tenacious protagonist, Hester Prynne, suggests that whatever strenuous event may overcome her, she uses it to better herself as a person. When Hawthorne introduces Hester Prynne in the story, she is passionate. Examples of this characteristic are towards her baby, Pearl, and when the old Puritans wanted to take Pearl away from Prynne in chapter 8 Hester Prynne felt extremely “alone in the world, cast off by it, and with this sole treasure to keep her heart alive, s...   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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Sins In Hester Prynne

- Throughout the course of the novel, Hester Prynne and Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale have displayed distinct approaches pertaining to dealing with their sins. While Hester is more comfortable in doing so, Dimmesdale is frantic and cautious, resulting in a life of misery. Dimmesdale is faced with more of a decision because he does not bear a child making it unquestionable as Hester does. Hester is more open with confronting her sin that leads to a more honest life, where Dimmesdale keeps private of his sin resulting in misery and a tremendous amount of guilt....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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Sin In Hester Prynne

- Hester Prynne lived in a society of the Puritans. Puritans stuck to their beliefs and heavily enforced them. She was forced to follow these laws, and couldn’t break free. Hester became the biggest symbol of sin once she had committed the most impure action of all, adultery. She had become a figure of evil and was shamed upon for the rest of her life. Yet, in all of the shame she lived through, she was able to become a stronger woman. The “A”, the symbol of sin began to mean much more to her than just a sin....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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Hester 's Speech : The Scarlet Letter

- Hester’s Journey Many critics state that Salem’s community restricts Hester Prynne’s freedoms, but I believe that she has a limitless independence that can’t be revoked solely by the scarlet letter. Hawthorne introduces our protagonist early into the novel. Hester Prynne is a young woman who catches the eye of every man in the crowd. She is described as the pure essence of a beautiful woman. “The young woman was tall, with a figure of perfect elegance...She had dark and abundant hair, so glossy that it threw off the sunshine with a gleam, and a face...beautiful from regularity of feature and richness of complexion…” (46)....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Hester Prynne '

- Katelyn Barnes Tom Kellerman Bell: 3 2 October 2015 In the beginning of the novel, Hester Prynne exits the prison of the Puritan community of Boston, a large letter “A” clearly visible on her chest and a child in her arms. This is the first time the letter makes an appearance, and it is here where readers realize Hester has done something terribly wrong. The letter “A” sewn onto her clothes initially represents “adulterer”, but who exactly is the father of Pearl, the child Hester is holding, if her husband has been missing for two years....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne, John Winthrop]

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Analysis Of Hester Prynne 's ' The End '

- Directions: For each of the questions below, prepare an insightful and supported answer. Strengthen your arguments with text-based evidence and artful observations. This document will be submitted to Turnitin.com on Thursday, September 1 before 7:00 A.M., so be sure to convey original and thought-provoking answers that are YOUR OWN. Please print your answers for Thursday’s Seminar. Is Hester Prynne ultimately a heroic figure. Make sure to support your argument with textual support, as well as a clear definition of what it means to be a hero....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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Analysis Of A Scarlet Letter A On Hester Prynne

- Subject As the title directly indicates, this piece is centred on the stigma of a scarlet letter A on Hester Prynne—a woman who commits adultery and bears sole condemnation of the society—and it unfolds the meaning behind the symbol, its social influence, all relevant characters with their complicated relations between love and hate, vengeance and reconciliation. It is also about the sinful human nature, dignity, and redemption. Hawthorne used to work in the Custom-House in Salem, but he was not satisfied by his dull job....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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How Does Hester Prynne Change

- A change is to make or become different. In the Scarlet Letter change is very evident in the main character Hester Prynne. Hester has undergone both physical and emotional changes that have made her more acceptable to the Puritan Society. Hester Prynne, “The young woman was tall, with a figure of perfect elegance on a large scale. She had dark and abundant hair, so glossy that it threw off the sunshine with a gleam; and a face which, besides being beautiful from regularity of feature and richness of complexation, had the impressiveness belonging to a marked brow and deep black eyes.” (11)....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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Hester Prynne Analysis

- Can’t Sugar Coat A Sin D. H. Lawrence uses numerous literary techniques to effectively critique the character Hester Prynne in his essay On The Scarlet Letter for her sin of adultery in The Scarlet Letter. D.H. Lawrence views Hester Prynne as a lustful shrew who throws herself at Dimmesdale for the sake of tarnishing his purity. He believes her actions speak for all women; every single women is guilty of such sins as Hester is. Lawrence’s essay on Hester achieves its desired effect of smearing Hester’s reputation through repetition, allusions, and concise syntax....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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