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The Scarlet Letter ... In this chapter, Hawthorne sets the mood for the "tale of ...
Summary Following her conversation with Dimmesdale on the scaffold, Hester is shocked by the changes in him. While he seems to have retained his ...
Inquiring, the man learns of Hester's history, her crime (adultery), and her
sentence: to stand on the scaffold for three hours and to wear the symbolic
In June 1642, in the Puritan town of Boston, a crowd gathers to witness an ...
She wears an elaborately embroidered
But the object that most captures her imagination is the