Certainly, there was some deep meaning it in, most worthy of interpretation, and which, as it were, streamed forth from the mystic symbol, subtly communicating itself to my sensibilities, but evading the analysis of my mind” (Hawthorne 26).
The very presence of the letter A reminds us of the conflict between desire and it's necessary repression.
Hawthorne trying to break free over there
“This rag of scarlet cloth, - for time, and wear, and a sacrilegious moth, had reduced it to a little other than a rag, - on careful examination, assumed the shape of a letter...My eyes fastened themselves upon the old scarlet letter, and would not be turned aside.
"We are drawn to 'The Letter' both because we don't know what it signifies and because, at some level, we do."
“Hester Prynne,” cried he, with a piercing earnestness, “in the name of Him, so terrible and so merciful, who gives me grace, at this last moment, to do what - for my own heavy sin and miserable agony - I withheld myself from doing seven years ago, come hither now, and twine they strength about me!” (Hawthorne 107).
Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale from Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter is a character who changes and gains knowledge from the trials he faces, but first he has to go through physical, spiritual, and emotional agony.
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It's Monday morning, and you slink into your American Studies class with a conscience so guilty, you begin to think the words "I didn't read the book" are tattooed on your forehead. Your classmates are gleefully exchanging anecdotes about their weekends as they pull out their glossy copies of The Scarlet Letter.
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In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester Prynne is a lonely Puritan woman who commits infidelity with a preacher and has a son from the untruthful union.
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In the novel, The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author uses Hester Prynne to symbolize that those who challenge social conformities can benefit society as a whole.
The Scarlet Letter Analysis Essay | CourseNotesJason Anderson, 6th grade class president delivered funds raised by Franklin students to help with the Puerto Rico relief efforts to the Red Cross at the Stratford Youth and Family booth in front of Stratford Stop and Shop.
Congratulations to Michelle Barba (first place) and Brendan Freese (honorable mention) on their awards for their entry in the Hispanic Heritage Essay and Art Contest sponsored by the Stratford Library Association.