The Scarlet Letter Essay | Student Essay

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The Scarlet Letter

Summary: Reviews the Nathaniel Hawthorne novel, The Scarlet Letter. Provides a plot summary. Analyzes the theme of love, hate, sin and purity and details how each character represents a theme.
In this novel you will find that the main characters are the prime examples of Love, Hate, Sin, and Purity. Although adultery is condemned and seen as sin, adultery isn't what Hawthorne focuses on. Through my analysis of the Scarlet Letter I noticed that there were three different types of love. The act of hatred plays a vile role throughout the novel. Hawthorne uses Pearl as a blatant symbol of purity, from her birth till the end of the novel. As you will see Love, Hate, Sin, and Purity does play a vital role in this story.

Hester Prynne's love for Roger Chillingworth shall be the first that I will speak on. From the beginning Hester is placed on the scaffold with daughter Pearl. She is surrounded by the townspeople, and is being punished for bearing a child not by her husband. As a punishment of shame...

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