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    The Attack on Hester Prynne D.H. Lawrence’s essay On the Scarlet Letter addresses Hester Prynne’s treatment by the Puritan community of Boston. Adultery is a horrible sin in Puritan society and Hester Prynne gets away with it and becomes heroic. Lawrence uses a sarcastic tone, biblical allusions and alliteration of the letter “A” to prove that Hester Prynne is not a heroic figure. Lawrence uses a sarcastic tone in order to disprove any belief that Hester Prynne is heroic. Using sarcasm, Lawrence

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    Analysis Of Hester Prynne

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    does not praise the character Hester Prynne in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter.” To him, overall the portrayal of Hester Prynne is a mockery. Lawrence employs a sarcastic tone, repetition, and precise allusion to critique Nathaniel Hawthorne’s vision of Hester Prynne. This method is effective because it allows the reader to focus on Hester Prynne’s sin itself rather than the consequences of her sin. Lawrence uses a sarcastic tone when writing about Hester Prynne’s character because he

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    In the beginning of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, we see Hester Prynne being publicly shamed for committing adultery. She stands Proudly while holding her infant daughter, Pearl. Spotted among the crowd, her husband, who she thought was dead, Roger Chillingworth watches her in immense jealousy. The man whom she sinned with, Arthur Dimmesdale, is among the esteemed priests judging her. All of these characters have necessary roles in Hawthorne’s story. In my opinion, Hester’s role as a

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    Hester Prynne A Heroine

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    since its publication in 1850. In this classic, Hawthorne tells the story of a young woman named Hester Prynne, who committed adultery and became pregnant and lived during the time of Puritan New England. She refuses to tell anyone the name of her lover including her husband, Roger Chillingworth. This story follows the lives of Hester and Pearl, who is her daughter and the result of the affair. Hester Prynne is a heroine because she overcame the hatred of her community with tremendous courage, she was

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    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

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    Literary critic D. H. Lawrence criticizes Nathaniel Hawthorne’s character Hester Prynne from the novel The Scarlet Letter. Hawthorne portrays Hester Prynne as a pure character while Lawrence provides a powerful and logical explanation as to why Hester does not deserve any admiration. In his essay, “On The Scarlet Letter,” D. H. Lawrence applies precise diction, biblical allusions, and dramatic verbal irony to emphasize Hester Prynne as a character who should be criticized and mocked for her sins. Lawrence

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    Hester Prynne is a beautiful Puritan woman that is forced to bear the scarlet letter. In Nathaniel Hawthorne 's, The Scarlet Letter, Hester 's sin of adultery causes her to become the most hated woman in her community. Hester 's secret lover, Dimmesdale, is a minister of the Puritan town, but is not condemned for the affair. Hester believes that her husband, Roger Chillingworth, is dead until he arrives at her public shaming. She is shamed and pushed away by the Puritan community of Boston. Because

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    Sin In Hester Prynne

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    Hester Prynne is the heroine of Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, where she proves to be an incendiary figure in her community, as the presence of the A on her garment is an incessant reminder of her transgression. A strict, religious community does not tolerate the transgression that is Hester’s sin. A fellow villager states “Marry, good Sir, in some two years, or less…no tiding have come of this learned gentleman, Master Prynne; and his young wife, look you, being left to her own misguidance…” (485)

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    Hester Prynne Challenges

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    The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester Prynne is faced with challenge after challenge. Her first obstacle is her sin, which is without consequence. For Hester, this consequence is Pearl, her love child. Her beautiful daughter also presents herself as a constant reminder of the sin Hester has committed. While raising Pearl, it is evident that the pair is not welcome in the town, which leads Hester and Pearl to leave outsiders. Hester Prynne seems to be the ultimate optomist in this novel

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    D.H. Lawrence’s paper “On the Scarlet Letter” addresses a range of criticisms and ideas regarding Hester Prynne and has been widely considered in regard to Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. He explores different aspects of her sin as well as her nature through this analytical paper. It is in these criticisms that he conveys that Hester Prynne is wrongfully admired by both fellow characters and the reader by using repetition, choppy syntax, and biblical allusions. Lawrence's use of repetition

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