The Scarlett Letter Essay

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The scarlet letter is an epic adventure that takes place in colonial America. Hester Prynne, the main character, was accused of fortification, her fellow townspeople outcast her giving her a life of grief and of despair.Hester Prynne was a beatiful woman. She had long brown hair and beautiful skin, but was scared for life by a letter A. That was embroidered on her clothes because of the sin. She was a kind and cheerful young woman who married an old stubborn man. The m a was believed to have died was fighting the Indians on the prairies. She being so young and inexperienced, desired to, " live life" and she was dealt a consequence that was very severe and one that no one would ever want to experience.The young women had a child from the affair. The child's name Pearl was very symbolic as a pearl is costly so was the child. Though the name was very beautiful, the child was very destructive and very rebellious. She would seldom walk in the forest, the place of the black man, and would make up imaginary friends then she would take sticks and stones and she would physically harm them. The young child moreover was uncontrollable.Mr. Dimmesdale, the town minister, would try to help Hester Prynne. Though, it was not stated in the beginning of the story Mr. Dimmesdale was Pearls father. The story shows that He had some much internal conflict that it would eventually lead up to him being...

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