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The Scarlet Letter.

An analysis of the concept of sin, judgement and punishment as illustrated in Hawthorne’s characterization of Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingworth in the novel The Scarlet Letter. Argues that while all three are guilty of sin, only the evil deeds of Chillingworth are without redemption or salvation.
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The Scarlet LetterIntroduction The Puritan era during which the action of Hawthorne's TheScarlet Letter takes place embodied a society in which the individual andhis or her actions were often pitted against a social order determined tostamp out behaviors it considered immoral Hester Prynne is pilloried bythe town fathers for having committed adultery She is led forth fromprison with an embroidered scarlet A on her bosom and her love child inher arms to a pillory where she is forced to endure three hours

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