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The Scaffold as a Place of Humility and Remorse, Unity and Freedom in "The Scarlet Letter"

- In The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne characterizes the scaffold as a place of humility and remorse, as well as one of unity and freedom. Located “beneath the eaves of Boston’s earliest church,” the scaffold was a place of penal acts (51). Hester served part of her punishment on this scaffold in front a Puritan population that often came to watch the conviction of criminals. Although the adulterer was publicly humiliated on the scaffold, Hester was united with her daughter and lover on the footsteps of the sacred place....   [tags: scaffolds, Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne,]

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The Teacher Uses Of Scaffold Instruction

- While interviewing a 2nd grade teacher at ps.142 in Vygotsky context, it was learned that the teacher tries different methods with her students in order to assist in developmental level and abilities of her students. From the interview it was mentioned to me that the 2nd grade teacher always tries to tap into her student’s prior knowledge. She told me the way this is done in her class is by asking her students to share their experiences to the topic. Another method that she uses with her students is that she tries not to always use textbooks her with students....   [tags: Learning, Education, Developmental psychology]

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Scaffold Builder and Refinery Plants

- I was eighteen at the moment when I first worked at a refinery plant as a scaffold builder helper. It was summer of 2001, hired for nine dollars an hour, and it was a whole new experience and I earned $3.85 above minimum wage. I lived in Splendora, Texas, located eighteen miles north from Humble, Texas on Highway 59. Basic Industries was the name of the contractor company that hired and stationed us in a refinery plant in Channelview. My cousin, Ramon Nieves, who was seventeen at the moment, managed to get hired on as well....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Application of Polymer Scaffold in Tissue Engineering

- Tissue engineering has developed dramatically over the last 10 years which aims to restore, maintain, or improve tissue functions that are defective or have been lost by different pathological conditions, either by developing biological substitutes or by reconstructing tissues. Scaffolds plays a unique role in tissue regeneration and repair and have been used for tissue engineering such as bone, cartilage, ligament, skin, vascular tissues, neural tissues, and skeletal muscle and as vehicle for the controlled delivery of drugs, proteins, and DNA....   [tags: biology, dna, biomaterial]

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The Symbolism of the Scaffold in the Scarlet Letter

- One may ask themselves when as an adult in society, if they have ever done something not as being what suits them best, but what the society around them feels is the right thing. In The Scarlet Letter written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the brilliant author tested the social aspect of what is decent and how people are force to lie in order to not bring attention to the "skeletons in the closet." For Hawthorne to show how silly people are acting in The Scarlet Letter, he uses the daughter of Hester Prynne; Pearl to be a symbol of honesty and the able ness for people to change....   [tags: European Literature]

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The Scaffold of Sin in The Scarlet Letter

- The Scaffold of Sin in The Scarlet Letter     "This scaffold constituted a portion of a penal machine . . . . The very ideal of ignominy was embodied and made manifest in this contrivance of wood and iron" (Hawthorne 62-63). A scaffold's effect on the novel can be seen through an examination of the first, second, and third scaffold scenes.  These sections mark the beginning, middle, and end of the novel. The novel The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is constructed around a scaffold, which provides the story with a constant reminder of sin....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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Symbolism of the Scaffold in The Scarlet Letter

- In the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, we notice that action only happens in a few places, among which are the forest, the market place, the governor’s residence, and Dimmesdale’s house. Although all these locations are significant to the story, the most important symbol among them is certainly the scaffold in the market place, where the story begins and ends. The scaffold’s meaning changes throughout the story and has different values for different characters. It represents humiliation, then insight, and finally redemption for Hester and Dimmesdale, but for Chillingworth, it symbolizes birth of sin, growth of sin, and ultimately consummation by sin....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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A Platform For Truth: The Significance of the Scaffold Scenes in The Scarlet Letter

- To the inhabitants of mid-17th century Boston, the scaffold is a place to gather, gawk, and gossip. In the puritanical society in which the novel is set, the scaffold serves the purpose of giving those who have committed a crime a place to stand and face their fellow citizens. Three times, the scaffold plays a role in a significant scene in the novel, not only elevating a criminal above the heads of others, but also revealing hidden truths. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, the scaffold scenes represent the theme that what happens in the dark will eventually come to light....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Book Analysis]

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The Scaffold in The Scarlet Letter

- The Scaffold in The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is characterized by three major events that occur on the town scaffold. What takes place on this platform will determine the path which the three main characters, Hester Prynne, Mr. Dimmsdale, and their daughter Pearl will follow. The three scenes mark the beginning, middle, and end of their ignominy. The scaffold is a platform where criminals are punished before all the townspeople. In this case, the criminal is Hester Prynne and the crowd has gathered to witness her shame....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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The Significance of the Scaffold Scenes in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- Setting is the time and location in which the story takes place. The scaffold is an important setting in the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The scaffold scenes are the most dramatic and foreshadowing and help highlight the most important events of the novel. This is evident in the beginning, middle and conclusion of the book. The main characters are present in these scenes and the main symbol, the scarlet letter. In the first scaffold scene, Hester Prynne stands at the scaffold holding her infant daughter pearl for public humiliation for her crime....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter]

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The Significance of the Scaffold Scenes in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- The exhausting path from sin to salvation has been travelled regularly throughout the history of mankind. Nathaniel Hawthorne explores this common struggle to reach absolution in his thought-provoking novel, the Scarlet Letter. The novel focuses on the progression of adulteress and pariah, Hester Prynne, and her accomplice, the Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, over the course of several years after they commit adultery. The hardships endured by these two characters express the difficulty of absolving oneself from sin in 17th-century Puritan New England....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter]

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Scarlet Letter Scaffold Scenes

- In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s, The Scarlet Letter, the author uses three scaffold scenes to mark the development of Hester Prynne. The image of Hester atop the scaffolding is a metaphor for her forced solitude; for her banishment from society; and for the futility of her punishment. In the first scene, Hawthorne uses the scaffold to explain how Hester can not believe that the “A'; and the baby are real. In the second scaffold scene, Hawthorne tries to convey to the reader that Hester has fully repented for her sin, however this is not true....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Scaffold Scenes in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- “Hester Prynne passed through this portion of her ordeal, and came to a sort of scaffold (51),” Hawthorne tells in the opening seen of the novel, The Scarlet Letter. The scaffold is a place for punishment. “This scaffold constituted a portion of a penal machine, which now, for two or three generations past, has been merely historical and traditionary among us, but was held, in the old time, to be as effectual an agent in the promotion of good citizenship, as ever was the guillotine,” Hawthorne states in explaining the scaffolds use....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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The Hypocritical Judgement of Puritans in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- ... However, because of this decision, she is not only tormented publicly, but also mentally as well. Mentally, she must keep her feelings for him hidden and carry the burden of knowing her secret lover’s true identity. On page twenty-two, during Hester’s inquisition, Hawthorne shows how Hester feels about her secret lover by having her say, “And so far as the name is concerned, I will endure his agony as well as mine. He may reveal himself if he wishes, but it would not be appropriate for me to do so.” However, Hester is not the only one who stands on the scaffold....   [tags: scaffold, torture, punishment]

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The Signigicance of the Scaffold Scenes in the Scarlet Letter

- The Signigicance of the Scaffold Scenes in the Scarlet Letter The three scaffold scenes bring great significance to the plot of the Scarlet Letter. The novel is based on repenting the sins of adultery. The scaffold represents a place of shame and pity but also of final triumphs. Each scene illustrates the importance of the scaffold behind them with many potent similarities and differences. In the first scaffold scene Hester Prynne is depicted standing alone while clutching her baby. She has been sentenced to the scaffold for three hours to face public condemnation....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Role of the Teacher in Task Based Languague Learning and Teaching

- The role of the teacher in TBLT can be examined in light of Willis’ (1996) framework for task-based teaching and learning. During each phase of the task framework, the teacher also has a particular role to play, which keeps changing based on the different goals of each phase. During the pre-task stage, a teacher introduce the task and primes the learners. At this stage, he/she can also provide important background information to scaffold the students’ learning. New vocabulary or phrases may be introduced, but the main purpose of the pre-task stage is to prepare the students and draw their attention to the task and subject at hand (Willis, 1996)....   [tags: scaffold the material, communication]

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The Importance of the Scaffold in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- The Importance of the Scaffold in The Scarlet Letter Since the beginning of time humans have had to confront their sinfulness. Some rely on religious faith to help with the struggle against sin while others add to their sins by lying to hide other sins. In the end, man must stand alone – as a sinful creature before God. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Dimmesdale struggles with his sin until he discovers the scaffold as a place to find peace with himself. That scaffold holds more importance than just somewhere to condemn prisoners....   [tags: free essay writer]

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Bioactivity and Drug Delivering Ability of a Chitosan/46S6 Melted Bioactive Glass Biocomposite Scaffold

- The morphology of the prepared scaffolds is presented in Fig. 2. It can be observed that all the prepared scaffolds have wide range of interconnected pores including macro, micro and nanopores, as was also confirmed by a mercury porosimeter. By increasing the MB concentration, the pore size in the scaffolds also increased. The average pore size of the scaffolds fabricated was increased from 150 ± 5 µm to 170 ± 24 µm by increasing the concentration of MB from 0 mass-% to 66.5 mass-%. The wide range of pores sizes for all the scaffolds fabricated with different MB concentration indicated that pores in all the scaffolds were interconnected and seeded cells would be proliferated throughout the 3...   [tags: pores, concentration, surface]

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The Domestication of Women

- In the history of the American penitentiary, women are, for the most part, invisible. The early history of women’s prisons as well as theories about female criminality did not factor into the discussion. In comparison, there is a large amount of scholarship and literature on male prisons and prisoners of that same time. This paper is an attempt to fill that gap. With Women, Prison, & Crime, Women in Prison and Their Sister’s Keepers by Jocelyn Byrne, Cyndi Banks and Estelle Freedman, respectively, this paper attempts to outline the history of women’s prisons and the main theories about female prisoners from 1840-1930....   [tags: History, Gender Relations, Scaffold]

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Bioactivity and Drug Delivering Ability of a Chitosan/46S6 Melted Bioactive Glass Biocomposite Scaffold

- 3.3.2 XRD analysis and FTIR after immersion in SBF The XRD of the prepared scaffolds after soaking in SBF for different time intervals is demonstrated in Fig. 6. XRD spectra of Ch/MB composite scaffolds showed sharp peaks, 25.88°, 31.8°, 39.89° and 46.7° (2θ) attributed to 022, 211, 221 and 222 reticular planes of HA [30, 31]. The increase in the intensity of peaks from 2 days to 30 days was indicative of the increase in the deposition of HA. It also confirmed that the presence of MB increased the deposition of HA on the scaffolds [32] (Fig....   [tags: surface, concentration, bands]

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A Research Study On Bone Scaffold Designing Project At The Cooper Union

- My first research experience started when I participated in bone scaffold designing project at the Cooper Union in Spring 2012, under the supervision of professor David Wootton at Cooper Union Department of Mechanical Engineering. The purpose of this study was to design and manufacture bone scaffold for orthopedic trauma, especially for segmented bone fracture. I worked with a senior mechanical engineering student who had been conducting the research as his senior capstone project. The first task was to test manufacturing efficiency of two different types of polycaprolactone (PCL) with different average molecular weight....   [tags: Molecular biology, DNA, Gene, Protein]

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Justice at the Scaffold in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- Justice at the Scaffold in The Scarlet Letter         Richard Harter Fogle acknowledges the aspect of the superhuman as "the sphere of absolute insight, justice, and mercy: few of Hawthorne's tales and romances can be adequately considered without taking it into account" ("Realms of Being and Dramatic Irony" 309). This superhuman aspect surfaces through Divine Justice in The Scarlet Letter. On the other hand, the merely human application of justice emerges through the Puritan laws, or Earthly Justice....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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The Scaffold and Forest in Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter

- The Scaffold and Forest in The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne's work, The Scarlet Letter, focuses on the small Puritan community of Boston during the seventeenth century. In the center of the town is a " . . .weather darkened scaffold. . . (234)" where sinners are made to face the condemning public. The accused experience strange phenomena while on the scaffold - some become braver, some meeker. And whether the public is looking at them or not, they become their true selves on the scaffold....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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The Scaffold Scenes in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- The Scaffold Scenes in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter In Nathaniel Hawthorne?s The Scarlet Letter, the Puritans constantly look down upon sinners like Hester Prynne, both literally and symbolically. The use of the three scaffold scenes throughout the course of the novel proved to be an effective method in proving this theory and showing how Puritan society differs from that of today?s. In the first scaffold scene, Hester is being led from the prison where she has spent the last few months, towards the scaffold clutching her newborn baby to her bosom, covering the scarlet letter-the two symbols representing truth and her lost innocence....   [tags: Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne Essays]

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Character evolution through three scaffold scenes

- Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1804 (net). He attended Bowdoin College with famous writers such as Horatio Bridge and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (net). In 1850, Hawthorne published The Scarlet Letter (1222). It is considered by many that The Scarlet Letter, “represents the height of Hawthorne’s literary genius. At this time, Boston was the center of a very Puritan society. Throughout the novel Hawthorne uses many symbols. For example, one prominent symbol is the scaffold....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter - Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale and the Scaffold Scenes

- The Scarlet Letter  - Dimmesdale and the Scaffold Scenes In Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter," there are three very important scenes that all take place at the town scaffold, a place of great shame in their strict Puritan society. These scenes represent the progression of Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale over the course of the story. Each scene involves him in some way and one can easily see that he has changed dramatically in all three. The first scaffold scene takes place in the very beginning of the story....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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The Scaffolds Of Action By Nathaniel Hawthorne

- Melissa Phung Mrs. Johnson-Smith English 3 AP, Period 4 9 December 2014 The Scaffolds of Action Throughout The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, there are many important scenes that are being introduced to the reader that highlights the effectiveness of the development of the plot. In addition to that, the author develops these segments to help emphasize the importance of the events that are happening in the novel. He specifically chooses to include the three scaffold, or platform, scenes to show the readers how each symbolizes the significant changes of the characters....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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3d Nano Scaffolds Provide Promise For Neural Cell Growth

- 3D Nano-scaffolds Provide Promise For Neural Cell Growth There has been an increasing amount of research on the effects of age on the bodies systems, most importantly the locomotor system1. As with age, injury to the spinal cord resulting from trauma, neurodegenerative diseases, or ischemia are the leading causes of disability in humans2. All factors are exacerbated by an increase in age, and is accompanied by a reduction in the number and diameter of motor neurons within the spinal cord3. The reduction in density of cells within the spinal cord leaves the elderly with decreased muscular strength and a stooped posture....   [tags: Neuron, Axon, Cell biology, Synapse]

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Evaluation of In Vitro and In Vivo Osteogenic Differentiation

- This study uses a nano-hydroxyapatite/chitosan/poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (nHA/CS/PLGA) scaffold which is seeded with human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells for bone tissue engineering in order to allow for repair of bone defects. Tissue engineering uses basic concepts from materials engineering and life sciences and applies them to health care needs in order to design replacement devices with similar morphology and function of injured tissues to allow for tissue repair. A common compound that is used in bone tissue engineering involves PLGA as it is biocompatible, non-toxic, and relatively anti-inflammatory....   [tags: tissue engineering, hydroxyapatite,umbilical cord]

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Theme Development Through Symbolism

- Authors’ incorporation of symbolism in their writing not only helps convey ideas and concepts without stating them explicitly, but it also significantly contributes to the theme. Through the medium of a symbol, whose physical characteristics closely relate to those of its corresponding meaning, authors allow their work to reach much greater literary depths; symbolism gives the reader the opportunity to analyze the implicit and more significant meaning behind what is unequivocally written. To achieve the same effect, Nathaniel Hawthorne provides various examples of effective symbolism in his novel, The Scarlet Letter, especially in the form of the scaffold....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter]

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Advancements in Tissue Engineering

- Advancements in tissue engineering have introduced a number of promising methods to repair large bone defects. Technology used, to date, in such efforts have involved autografts and allografts. These methods have severe limitations and associated risks and have, thus, fueled research efforts to find more efficient methods of healing. Tissue engineering uses methodology from materials engineering and life sciences to design replacement devices with similar morphology and function for injured tissues leading to tissue repair....   [tags: bone tissues, cell attachment]

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Bone Tissue Engineering ( Bte )

- Bone tissue engineering (BTE) plays an important role in treating bone diseases related to osteoporosis and other orthopedic treatments. Although several methods are used in orthopedic surgery, some bone transport methods such as autografting and allografting have a certain number of disadvantages. Both are expensive methods and they can be exposed to infections and diseases. Therefore, in stead of using these potential risky methods, bone tissue engineering process are used to treat in orthopedic treatments....   [tags: Stem cell, Cellular differentiation, Bone]

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Analysis Of Nathaniel Hawthorne 's ' The Scarlett Letter '

- Josh Wall American Literature Essay 2 Professor Caskey 20 July 2016 Light v dark in The Scarlet letter In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s, The Scarlett Letter, the nature of evil is a prevalent theme that is depicted throughout the novel. Hawthorne is considered by many to be one of the most significant writers during the romantic period of American literature. Many of his writings countered the ideas of Transcendentalism, which was a popular belief during his time. Trancendentalism is described as “an idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England around 1836 in reaction to rationalism ....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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A Non Functioning Puritanical Instrument Of Public Humiliation

- The Symbolism of a Non-Functioning Puritanical Instrument of Public Humiliation The scaffold in the Scarlet Letter is meant to symbolize a place where the entire town can gather, and important events occur. In the novel, anytime that the scaffolding is mentioned the main characters are brought together by a matter of circumstance. The scaffold is used by the characters throughout the book to either project their emotions, or have emotions projected upon themselves. And, each time the focus is on Hester Prynne 's scarlet letter and the events surrounding her....   [tags: Hester Prynne, The Scarlet Letter]

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The Scarlet Letter, By Eudora Welty

- As stated by Eudora Welty, "Every story would be another story, and unrecognizable if it took up its characters and plot and happened somewhere else... Fiction depends for its life on place. Place is the crossroads of circumstance, the proving ground of, What happened. Who 's here. Who 's coming?” Throughout The Scarlet Letter the events that take place, the evolution of the characters, and the impact of symbolism can all be highly attributed to the settings within the novel. Some might say that the setting is merely where a story takes place; although, in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, the differences in the symbol of light between the settings of the forest and the scaffold sup...   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Light]

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Effects of Growth Plate Injury on Development

- Background: Growth plate injury in children could produce limb length discrepancy and angular deformity. Removal of damaged physis or bony bar and insertion of spacers produced variable results and for large defects in young children the treatment is challenging. In this study, we used mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) on chitin scaffold for restoration of damaged physis. The useage chitin as a spacer was also investigated. Material and methods: An experimental model of growth arrest was created by removing lateral 50% of distal femoral physis of 34 weeks of age, albino rabbits....   [tags: limbs, deformities, tissue]

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The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne

- In the mid-17th century, the Puritan faith very much revolved around punishment and public humiliation. The scaffold was a popular means of punishment. It was a place where sinners were ordered to stand, for hours at a time, in front of the entire town. It was a place where executions occurred, as well as many other forms of public humiliation and cruelty. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, the scaffold serves to illustrate the dynamic change of Arthur Dimmesdale as he progresses from a coward to a Christ-figure....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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Symbols in The Scarlett Letter

- Symbols in The Scarlet Letter Symbolism is strongly prevalent throughout Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. Some of the most important symbols in this novel are Pearl, the scaffold, and the scarlet A. These symbols are all entwined together because each object relates to the punishment and sin of Hester Prynne. Pearl is the consequence of an adulterous relationship and will constantly be a reminder of that sin, not only to Hester but also to the town as a whole. The scaffold is a hoary platform on which Hester had to stand to receive her punishment; however, each time the scaffold is shown, it provides for a different symbol....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Literary Analysis]

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Metaphors Throughout The Scarlet Letter

- Hawthorne manages to create many metaphors within his novel The Scarlet Letter. The rose bush outside the prison door, the black man, and the scaffold are three metaphors. Perhaps the most important metaphor would be the scaffold, which plays a great role throughout the entire story. The three scaffold scenes which Hawthorne incorporated into The Scarlet Letter contain a great deal of significance and importance the plot. Each scene brings a different aspect of the main characters, the crowd or more minor characters, and what truth or punishment is being brought forth....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Redemption from Sin: Symbolism Creating Theme within The Scarlet Letter

- When a person confesses, he releases the pent up angst that broods inside of him due to feelings of guilt or shame in order to free himself of his wrongdoings. However, if a person does not remove his internal conflict from his conscience, his physical and mental state suffers. In Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale keeps his affair with Hester Prynne secret from his Puritanical community in Boston, while Hester is openly punished for the crime. The two protagonists struggle on the journey for forgiveness for their sins....   [tags: Character Analysis, Hawthorne, Classics]

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Taking a Look at Tissue Engineering

- Tissue engineering opened a widespread context of studies which performed about three dimensional (3D) cell cultures via imitating the extracellular matrix (ECM) topography to design the scaffolds [1,2,3]. Nanofiber scaffolds have porous structure with large surface area which mimic the natural microenvironment of ECM; the blends regulate the cell nutrition, proliferation, attachment and differentiation [4,5]. Among the material choices to fabricate scaffold, Poly (l-lactide) acid (PLLA) and poly (ε-caprolactone) (PCL) have extensive use due to their numerous advantages of biodegradability, easy access and application, mechanical properties and biocompatibility [6,7]....   [tags: replacing biological tissues]

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A Plea for Truthfulness in "the Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- The story, the Scarlet Letter written by Nathaniel Hawthorne published in 1850, may be viewed through many different lenses, however Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingworth project moral values in a powerful description of good and evil to show that if one is true to themselves they will live a simpler life with happy consequences. Throughout The Scarlet Letter Hester lives with disgrace and is always mocked by the towns people. There are many instances of characters not being true to themselves....   [tags: Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, characters,]

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The Scarlet Letter

- The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, portrays the adversities faced by Hester Prynne and Reverend Dimmesdale, and their struggles to overcome their sins of adultery. Hawthorne depicts the celestial Dimmesdale as a troubled minister with an uneasy conscience who struggles to cope with his wrongdoings. Dimmesdale is torn between whether to publically confess his wrongdoing with Hester and let the merciless Puritans decide his fate, or keep his secret hidden and let the guilt derived from his actions, along with the devil in Roger Chillingworth, destroy him both mentally and physically....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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Scarletletter Symbolism

- The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne uses many things for symbolism and in my opinion the most symbolic were the scaffold scenes. There are a total of three scaffold scenes and each has its own purpose and meaning. Without the scaffold scenes this book would basically leave you clueless to what was really going on because the scaffold scenes really tell you what is going on and why. The first scaffold scene is basically an introduction to the whole book. You learn who all the main charters are and most of all Hester and her terrible crime she committed....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Forum of Hidden Truth

- Forum of Hidden Truth Dictated and governed by a set of religious laws, Puritan society restricted those who lived within its limits to mundane, ordinary lives. The theocratic based community was forced to live under the harsh, and often strict, guidelines of the Puritan church. Any one sin could be punished severely, whether it is a minor infraction or an offense condemnable by death. A person could not speak out or show any emotion lest they were willing to face the consequences of their seemingly legitimate actions- creating a society where outward and inner truth could not, and therefore, did not, exist....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- Throughout the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn, imagery, location, and time of day each play an important role in the development of the novel’s plot. More importantly, the time of day, whether sunlight or darkness presented itself plays the most important role in determining events of the story. Often times, the same setting and location hosted several different scenes in the book. For example, the scaffold played a large role both in the plot of the story, and further developing the story as an allegory....   [tags: Imagery, Location, Time]

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The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- The Scarlet Letter After the “discovery” of America by Christopher Columbus, people flocked to America in search of a new life. One of these groups was the Puritans, who fled England as a result of persecution by the crown. The Puritans were known for their extreme devotion to religion, and their goal to have their community to be as a “city upon a hill”. This idea of a city upon a hill shows how they want everyone to look up to them, but this also meant that all of their actions would be elevated and magnified....   [tags: story and character analysis]

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Bone and Teeth Tissue Regeneration

- Bone and Teeth Tissue Regeneration The ability to be able to regenerate bone tissue by tissue engineering may be the first method of regeneration to be successful. Researchers are constantly looking for solutions to reduce the amount of complications that accompany dentistry and/or orthopedic treatment of congenital anomalies, trauma, periodontitis, and other diseases (Alsberg et al. 2001). Though the common treatments may include autograph tissue (tissue that was taken from one part of the body and placed in another part of the same body) or artificial teeth, there are many complications that are associated with these types of treatments (Xiong 2002)....   [tags: dentistry, orthopedic treatment ]

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The Scafolding Vs. The Forest

- Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, a dark tale of sin and redemption, centers on the small Puritan community of Boston during the seventeenth century. In the center of this bustling community is the market place. With in it are all the central features of the town, the most symbolic of these is the scaffold. Many a soul is scarred upon this scaffold. It is a place of intense scrutiny and upon it, reality comes into a brutal light. In exceptional contrast to the scaffold is the forest beyond the town....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Theme of 'Vengeance Kills the Soul' in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- “But he will be known!-he will be known- he will be known!” Said old Chillingworth {pg.16} . The scarlet letter is written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. In this novel Hawthorne brings light to the notion vengeance destroys the soul by showing how Chillingworth becomes a leech. Chillingworth lets his vengeance for Pearls father take control of his life. When he finds out that Dimmesdale is Pearls father he slowly attaches himself to him like a leech. In conclusion Chillingworth lets vengeance kill his soul....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter]

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Society and Characters in The Scarlet Letter

- Nathaniel Hawthorne chose the market place and the forest as settings used to symbolically develop his portrait of society and the characters in The Scarlet Letter. In this novel a story unfolds of three people who are torn apart by sin, revenge, and guilt. The market place reveals to the reader a place of restraint and severe Puritan laws. The setting of the forest yields the impressions of wild unrestraint and passion. The market place paints a careful picture of restraint and law that seldom delves into the depths of raw human emotion....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Pearl Is The Eternal Reminder Of Hester 's Shame

- A Pearl is a rare stone that can only be created under unique circumstances, is hard to find and, sometimes, can represent bad luck. Still, a pearl is a beautiful, white stone used to represent purity and peace. Pearl is born because of the affair between Reverend Dimmesdale and Hester Prynne. So, Pearl is the eternal reminder of Hester 's shame. Pear is a difficult child because she seems quite aware of her surroundings, and of her mother 's internal turmoil almost as if she could read Hester 's mind....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne]

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The Scarlet Letter: Symbolism and the Pursuit of Identity

- Human identity is a perplexing concept, one that is difficult to define and often challenging for people themselves, whether philosophers or everyday citizens, to come to terms with. In his novel The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne uses an elaborate array of duplicitous symbols in order to illustrate that individual lives cannot be defined by a single, solitary characteristic or event. The symbols of the scarlet letter itself, the scaffold, and the setting of the forest all contain a certain duality of meaning that highlight the variety within the human identity....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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Genetic Engineering Solutions to Serious Health Problems

- b) On average, 4100 people are added to the waiting list of transplant organs each month in the United States of America and almost 20 people die every day from not receiving the organs that they greatly need. (Taranto, 2012) The following graph illustrates the increasing gap between organ donors and organ recipients and the increase in demand for donor organs. This Graph refers specifically to Kidneys. KEY: Deceased Donor Living Donor Number of people on waiting list . Solutions to the rapid increase in demand for donor organs include: • Xenotransplantation of animal organs • Lab-organ-cultivation using the ‘seed-and-scaffold’ method of organ creation Xenotransplantation Xenotransp...   [tags: organ transplants, malaria]

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Is Embryonic Stem Cells ( Es ) Are Derived From Embryos?

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Scarlet Letter

- The Scaffold: Where Truth Preaches In the novel The Scarlet Letter, there are three occasions when the scaffold is used as a location of truth telling. The Scaffold is set apart in the middle of town, and upon it criminals are convicted. When the reader is first shown the scaffold in the novel, Hester is holding Pearl and she is being convicted of adultery, the second is when Dimmesdale goes upon the scaffold in the night and is joined by Hester and Pearl, and the third time is at the end when Dimmesdale, Hester, and Pearl all go up on the scaffold and Dimmesdale tells the towns people of his sin....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter: Society’s Entrapment vs. Natural Escape

- Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter is a story of sin, guilt and salvation, centered in the purely Puritan community of Massachusetts in the seventeenth century. Within this community, we found all the central features of the town, the most symbolic of these is the scaffold; many souls are condemned upon it and are subjected to intense inquiry, where reality becomes a brutal punishment. In contrast to the scaffold is the forest beyond the town, here, there is no judgment and reality is relative to the individual....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter]

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Symbols and Symbolism in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- Symbolism  in The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne isn't noted for perfecting any famous literary style, for writing multiple best sellers, or even for contributing largely to classic American literature.  His only real claim to fame is The Scarlet Letter: a novel that was originally only meant to be yet another Hawthorne short story.  Because of this, it actually possesses many short story characteristics.  "It is simpler and more complete than his other novels." (James 285)  It also has an excellent plot backed by an expert use of literary techniques.  One technique Hawthorne used was borrowed solely from drama: the use of the aside.  Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale delivers an aside in the...   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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The Scarlet Letter, By Nathaniel Hawthorne

- The Scarlet Letter, By Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne's background influenced him to write the bold novel The Scarlet Letter. One important influence on the story is money. Hawthorne had never made much money as an author and the birth of his first daughter added to the financial burden ("Biographical Note" VII). He received a job at the Salem Custom House only to lose it three years later and be forced to write again to support his family (IX). Consequently, The Scarlet Letter was published a year later (IX)....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Use Of Volumetric Muscle Loss ( Vml )

- Although skeletal muscle tissue has a strong mechanism for tissue repair, sometimes major circumstances impair these regenerative efforts. This condition, called volumetric muscle loss (VML) us the main clinical need driving the development of skeletal muscle tissue engineering (SMTE) VML can results from a number of injuries or disease. For example is the complex skeletal muscle injuries suffered by military personnel on the battlefield. Although the mortality rate has dropped to 10% in Iraq and Afghanistan (Holcomb et al., 397-410), there has been an increase in the number of soldiers surviving with severe injuries to the extremities, head, and neck (Mazurek and Ficke, S18-S23)....   [tags: Skeletal muscle, Muscle, Acetylcholine]

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- ANALYSIS OF PLOT STRUCTURE The Scarlet Letter is a unified, masterfully written novel. It is structured around three crucial scaffold scenes and three major characters that are all related. The story is about Hester Prynne, who is given a scarlet letter to wear as a symbol of her adultery. Her life is closely tied to two men, Roger Chillingworth, her husband, and Arthur Dimmesdale, her minister and the father of her child. Her husband is an old, misshapen man who Hester married while still in Europe....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Scarlet Letter, By Nathaniel Hawthorne

- William Shakespeare once said, “One touch of nature, makes the whole world kin.” In Nathaniel Hawthorne 's The Scarlet Letter, the Forest is a place of societal freedom while as the Town serves as a place of judgement and false virtue. Some might say that the Scaffold would prove to be a suitable contrast to the Forest, however, the Town provides a more direct contrast to the Forest; truth is welcomed in the natural Forest and punished in the unnatural Town. That opinion is evident throughout the novel as the different themes of secrets destroying their keeper, nature being more forgiving than man, and the hypocrisy of the Puritan society clearly exemplify it....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, Shame]

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Resilient And Persistence In Hester Prynne

- In Nathanial Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, the character Hester Prynne demonstrates the two characteristics of resilience and persistence. By being resilient and persistent, Hester has been able to get through many challenges in her life, such as: recovering from her time in prison and the scaffold, trying to escape the shame she has received, by being loyal to her family and lastly, Hester has kept up with her penance, unlike Arthur Dimmesdale. Hawthorne suggests that Hester has become a strong/strongminded woman from her sin and this sin allows her to be resilient and Persistent....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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- The Scarlet Letter The novel The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, had many various turning points. The most interesting to me were the ³scaffold scenes.² Each had its own exciting moments. It kept the story moving. Nathaniel Hawthorne uses the ³scenes² as major turning points. In chronological order, the first ³scaffold scene² was what started the novel. The book opened right where Hester and Pearl were on the scaffold. In this scene, Hester and her baby are standing on the scaffold in front of the entire village....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Novel Approaches in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Reducing the Incidence of Cardiovascular Diseases

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Comparing The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthrone and The Crucible by Arthur Miller

- Through careful analysis of The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthrone and The Crucible by Arthur Miller; one will discover similar themes. These themes include sin, punishment of sin, the devil, and love/lust. Through careful analysis and discussion one can see the evident relationship that exists between these two works. The most obvious theme contained in both works is sin. In The Scarlet Letter, the sin that has been committed is adultery and has produced an illegitimate child. Hester Prynne, and the outspoken and praised minister of the Puritan community Arthur Dimmsdale were the adulters who committed the sin and produced the child Pearl....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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- The Scarlet Letter: Sin, Isolation, and Reunion Nathaniel Hawthorne uses setting, plot, and the characters to develop the theme of Sin, Isolation, and Reunion in his novel, The Scarlet Letter. In this novel Hawthorne uses the scaffold along with other places in the setting to develop this theme. He develops the plot by making one character torment or act as the conscience of another to develop the climax and the resolution. The characters help develop this theme by tormenting other characters and never letting them forget about the sin they committed which then drives them further into isolation....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter Essays]

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- Nanotechnology, especially nanofibers, has become attracted interest for tissue engineering application [1]. The large surface area to volume ratio is the unique properties of nanofibers, which consents cellular migration and proliferation in tissue engineering scaffolds [2]. The scaffold can be fabricated by several methods including solvent casting, particle leaching, phase separation, emulsion freeze drying, 3D-printing technique and many others [3]. However, the simplicity of electrospinning provides an advantage for nanofibrous scaffold construction [4]....   [tags: nanotechnology, 3Dprinting]

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Free Scarlet Letter Essay: Secrets

- The Secrets of The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter is considered by many to be the greatest accomplishment of an author hailed as the master of the American short story. It is set in Salem, Massachusetts. In this strictly controlled Puritan town the inhabitants live by harsh laws and fierce prejudices. Hester Prynne, a young wife whose husband is presumed dead, is being publicly humiliated for the sin of adultery. The proof of her sin is her baby girl Pearl. She conceals the identity of Pearl's father to protect him from the harsh judgement of Puritan law....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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Hester's Alienation from Society Depicted in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- Throughout The Scarlet Letter, the moral and social values pertaining to the discrimination of females by society is revealed through the alienation of Hester Prynne, the main character in The Scarlet Letter. During The Scarlet Letter, Hester is punished for her adulterous relationship with Reverend Dimmesdale which results in a child named Pearl. As a result of the adulterous relationship, the authorities of The Puritan society that she is residing in sentences her to wear a Scarlet Letter on her breast that is supposed to stand for adulterer, stand on a scaffold in front of the entire community for public viewing of her Scarlet Letter and Pearl, and serve a prison sentence....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter]

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Symbolism for Adam and Eve in Nathanial Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter"

- Through the use of numerous symbols, Nathanial Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter serves as an allegory for the story of Adam and Eve and its relation to sin, knowledge, and the human condition that is present in human society. Curious for the knowledge of good and evil, Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden, which resulted in the revelation of their “humanness” and expulsion from the “divine garden” as they then suffered the pain and joy of being humans. Just as Adam and Eve were expelled from their society and suffered in their own being, so were Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale in The Scarlet Letter....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Nathanial Hawthorne, Scarlet Letter,]

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How Does the Scarlet Letter Comment on Religion in America?

- ... While waiting for him, she had an affair with a Puritan minister named Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, after which gave birth to Pearl. Hester giving birth to Pearl became an attention of that Puritan society and she was humiliated in the public where she showed her faults to the world without revealing the names of Pearl’s father. Mr. Wilson said, “Speak out the name. That, and thy repentance, may avail to take the scarlet letter off thy breast.” “Never!” replied Hester Prynne. “It is too deeply branded....   [tags: gods, beliefs systems, hawthorne]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Scarlet Letter '

- Shadow and light are both obvious aspects of the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Throughout the book, both shadow and light are referenced in multiple different setting and for various different reasons. I found that Hawthorne used shadow and light to allow us to see the characters for who they truly are and how they truly feel. The comparison of shadow and lights can be mirrored by the comparison of nature to civilization in the novel The Adventures Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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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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Isolation Of The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne

- Isolation is bad(Haven’t found a quote yet” This concept is especially true in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, isolation is thoroughly utilized, in order to portray the lingering physical, social, and emotional consequences of a poor decision. While not the most commonly mentioned, the most glaringly apparent portrayal of physical isolation in the novel details the proximity of Hester 's house in relation to the center to town. Very shortly after her release from confinement, Hester relocates her quarters to a small house on the outskirts of town....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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The Scarlet Letter, Hester’s Characterization Through Isolation

- When everyone around someone wishes for him/her to not exists, how do they cope. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne revolves around Hester Prynne, the heroine, who battles with isolation created by sin and exclusion from a strict Puritan community. Shame and mockery follows the perspective that the rest of society holds on her, thrusting Hester in a world of seclusion. Hawthorne utilizes Hester’s characterization to convey the negative effect of isolation on their individual in The Scarlet Letter....   [tags: Literature]

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William Shakespeare 's The Scarlet Letter

- Five Most Important Scenes in The Scarlet Letter There are many important scenes in The Scarlet Letter but, there are five scenes that stand out above the others and are the most important scenes of the book. These five most important scenes are first, when Hester gets released from jail and forced to stand on the scaffold. The second, is when Hester’s husband takes on the name of Roger Chillingworth. Another is when the governor tries to take pearl away from Hester. The next, is when Hester meets Dimmesdale in the woods....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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Analysis of The Scarlett Letter

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Analytical Essay On Hester Prynne

- Hester Prynne Becomes Free of Sin Hester Prynne, from the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne, is the one of the main characters as well as a central focus throughout the story. She is convicted for her crime of adultery after the birth of her daughter, Pearl, but does not reveal the identity of the father out of respect for him and his pride as well as to help him avoid the harsh accusations and scrutiny of their provincial Puritan town. Hester demonstrates absolute empathy as well as strength of character and humility as the story progresses and as she actively works to make amends for her sin against society....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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