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    Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne

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    Choices are something everyone makes; it’s a part of life. Though, the outcome and effect of choice are unpredictable. Without choices no one would learn from their mistakes, human nature couldn’t evolve or grow. In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne shows that, through many choices, sin is in human nature and the nature of sin. He shows it in his characters through the entire book. Everyone sins, it may or may not be know but it has an effect on everyone. In the novel, there are several types

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    Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne

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    Imagine your inner soul trying to rip out of your body all tell people of all of your sins. Also, imagine your sin is floating around letting you see others sin. Finally, you are a product of sin, your life is full of evil, and torture. Until your sin is revealed by your unknown father. These events happened to the character in Nathaniel Hawthorns The Scarlett Letter. Their sin affects the way that these characters live. The Nature of sin can bring the worst and best out of people. Whether it

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    Nathanial Hawthorne made his opinion on science very clear in all of his stories. His religious beliefs and the beliefs of the people in that time period are portrayed through his stories. The stories that showcase his opinion the clearest are The Birthmark, Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment, Rappaccini’s Daughter. In each one of these short stories, there is a scientific experiment that rebels against religion and religious beliefs. They also try and defy nature and the natural being of a person. Hawthorne

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    The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne is a story about a young woman who made many mistakes in her past. This woman, named Hester, has to push through all of the trials and tribulations that are put in her way. The song Carry On by Fun reinforces this idea by constantly reminding the listener to carry on and keep moving forward. An individual should pursue their happiness through the obstacles that life throws at them, no matter how devastating they are. Hester Prynn, the main character, has

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    Nathanial Hawthorne, the author of The Scarlet Letter, provoked many emotions throughout his entire novel. The emotions ranged from grief to anticipation. Each character played an important role in the novel and I believe that each character evoked a different emotion in the reader. Three of the characters in which Nathanial Hawthorne demonstrates this are Hester Prynne, Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale and their daughter Pearl. Hester Prynne, the main character of the novel, was a courageous and honorable

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    several approaches on how to convey to the readers social and metaphysical opinions through the tone in a series of novels published. Tone is apparent in much of the American Romantic era writing including that of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allan Poe. Ralph Waldo Emerson was a self proclaimed Transcendentalist believe that every man was infinitely good and pure goodness was possible. Emerson was also an Idealist, someone who trusted that man’s morals and values would out

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    Arthur Miller’s The Crucible utilizes a fictional account of the Salem Witch Trials to expose the mob mentality associated with the Red Scare of the 1950’s and the sometimes overzealous fight against communism in America. By references to the events that took place in the Witch Trials, the playwright successfully portrays society’s behavior at its tyrannical worst, exposing fraud, faulty logic, vindictiveness, zealotry, and evil (Brater). Arthur Miller creates a parallel between the societal events

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    In his novel, The Scarlet Letter Nathanial Hawthorne illustrates the life of a feminist, Hester Prynne, a woman who strayed from the rules created by society and resultantly had to face a set of consequences. Hawthorne narrates the difficulties Hester went through and overcame and in doing so reveals the status of women and their role in Puritan society. During the puritan era, woman were expected to have a strong sense of propriety, modesty and decorum (Alchin). Hester being ostracized from the

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    Scarlet Letter

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    adultery and raises an illegitimate child named Pearl. The author, Nathanial Hawthorne, uses many religious and natural images to symbolize different points. One of the purposes of this symbolism is to show that Puritanism is hypocritical and that their religious viewpoints are against the natural order, which is done by using contrasting natural and religious symbols in the descriptions of Pearl. Also through out the book, Hawthorne uses the letter as a major symbol. At the beginning of the story

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    Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale The Scarlet Letter's Emotional Wreck The Novel the Scarlet Letter written by Nathanial Hawthorne shows how characters in the Puritan time period have to live and deal with sins and the effects of sins and how people deal with them in there own personal ways. In the novel Hester Prynne moves to America awaiting her husband, Roger Chillingworth, who never came, so she started a relationship with Reverend Arthur Dimmsdale and had a child out of wedlock named Pearl. While

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