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The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Summary: Essay provides an analysis of "The Scarlet Letter as well as the character Hester Prynne.
In The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author comments on the troubles of women's equality. In the text of the novel, Hawthorne writes a description of the environment and the harsh punishment towards women by the Puritans. He believes that women were not treated as equally as men, referring to Hester as a living example of the treatment. Hawthorne's point of view towards women's equality is mainly because Hester us being punished in such brutal ways while Dimmesdale, her partner in the sin, is not being held responsible before the public eye. This punishment is so harsh by the Puritans not only because it is a sin, but also because they are unsympathetic and cruel in punishments and consequences due to religion, law, and other teachings. Since the novel is written after the 1600s, when it was the time of women being treated...

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