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Essay | The Depictions of Pearl

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of The Depictions of Pearl.
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The Depictions of Pearl

Summary: Essay analyzes all the different opinions and viewpoints of Pearl from the other characters in the book "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Throughout the book The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Pearl stands out more than the rest of the characters. Her quirky, if not devilish ways, are looked upon differently according to different people. The townspeople, the puritan children, and the governor look at her as a demon child and a threat to the purity of their society. To Hester, Pearl is a source of wonderment, beauty that will never dull, and the tie that can never be severed between herself and Arthur Dimmesdale. Roger Chillingworth, the once scholarly, now evil physician, sees Pearl as a fitting punishment for Hester. Along with the scarlet letter, Chillingworth believes Hester is living out her punishment on earth. In the beginning, Pearl's father, Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, tries not to allow himself to feel anything for his young daughter or Hester. As his character develops, he receives great joy from Pearl's...

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