The Scarlet Letter Essay | Student Essay

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The Scarlet Letter - Analysis of the Brook

Summary: The essay is about the analysis of the brook as well as its symbolism of Pearl in the novel "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
"Pearl resembled the brook, inasmuch as the current of her life gushed from a well-spring as mysterious, and had flowed through scenes shadowed as heavily with gloom" (169). Throughout the novel, The Scarlet Letter, brooks appear in multiple cases, acting as a symbol of serenity, separation, and of Pearl. The water, with its heavenly aura, gives the reader a sense of peace during times of suspense and anguish.

Pearl's image during suspenseful parts of the novel is often reflected off of the brook's glassy surface, identifying a connection between Pearl and the brook . "Where [Pearl] had paused, the brook chanced to form a pool, so smooth and quiet that it reflected a perfect image of her little figure, with all the brilliant picturesqueness of her beauty... so nearly identical with the living Pearl... meanwhile all glorified with a ray of sunshine" (189). Throughout chapter...

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