The Scarlet Letter Essay | Dimmesdale as a character

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Dimmesdale as a character

Summary: Analyse one of the characters from Scarlet letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne.
In The Scarlet Letter there are many interesting characters that contribute to a superior plot. Although this is true, no character is more all-rounded than Rev. Dimmesdale. In the beginning, he was just a minister. However, throughout the plot, Dimmesdale's character deepens into something much more. Dimmesdale becomes a spiritual person, plagued with a constant torment, possessing concealed cowardliness.  

One of the most obvious characteristics about Dimmesdale is how spiritual he is. "The Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale bent his head, in silent prayer, as it seemed, and then came forward" (69). This line shows the amount of spirituality he has, to pray before doing anything of importance, in this case talking to Hester for the first time. Another example of how spiritual Dimmesdale is, takes place when he says, "Were it God's will...I could be well content that my labors, and my sorrows, and my sins...

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