The Scarlet Letter Essay | Symbolism in "The Scarlet Letter"

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Symbolism in "The Scarlet Letter"

Summary: Essay describes the symbolism in the novel "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Symbolism is used everywhere we go. People and things produce images or ideas that we refer to them by. An ambulance uses the + symbol. In the Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel B. Hawthorne, the main character Hester Prynne wears an "A" on her chest. She was condemned to where the letter "A" as a symbol of her awful sin of adultery, which is a major crime in a Puritan based society.

The "A" on Hester's chest mean adultery. She committed this sin with Dimmsdale. Her walking talking evidence Is Pearl, Hester's newborn daughter. When people see the "A" on chest of Hester, they look down upon as a devilish terrible person. It is described as (1)."..a certain affair of fine red cloth, much worn and faded.... It had been wrought, as was easy to perceive, with wonderful skill of needlework...." As the novel progresses, the...

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