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The Scarlet Letter Psychology of Sin

Summary: The characters in the novel `The Scarlet Letter' by Nathaniel Hawthorne offers the reader an insight into the puritan belief and psychology of sin was in their society. I believe that we are all sinners and the Puritanism is elitist in its sphere of influence. The idea that puritans are the `enlightened few' is contradicted by the bible itself; "Thou shalt not judge."
The Psychology of Puritanism contained many stands of fundamental obligations. Although the puritans openly acknowledged natural human desires, they had a strongly held belief in moderation in all things. They did recognise the need for intimacy and this idea is proclaimed in Hawthorn's novel `The Scarlet Letter'. Puritans quite often explained the significance of a halite and intestinal mind. Some Puritans, like those in the novel, which depicts the lives of `Massachusetton' puritan, were rooted to the belief in compulsory uniformity.

Puritans had seemingly developed the notion that God was fulfilling his `contract' or `covenant' with people, so that they could secure salvation. By making reference to `The Scarlet Letter'. There are untying examples, which I will show illustrate the preoccupation of puritans with `Sin'.

The puritans, any willingness to take part in sex on the part of husband and wife, `Denies all realer...

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