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Scarlet Letter

Summary: In Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter, the characteristic of evil remains as a major theme. Through the use of symbolism and motif Hawthorne represent how man is corrupted by society. In the Scarlet Letter character such as, Chillingworth, Dimmesdale and Pearl are corrupted by the evil that lurk with every individual.
Bill Foo

English III honors

Ms. Cimino

11-20-05

Scarlet Letter

"Man is good by nature but is corrupted by society"-Jean Jacque Rousseau. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter, the characteristic of evil remains as a major theme. Through the use of symbolism and motif Hawthorne represent how man is corrupted by society. In the Scarlet Letter character such as, Chillingworth, Dimmesdale and Pearl are corrupted by the evil that lurk with every individual.

In the scarlet letter, Hawthorne portrays Chillingworth as a character corrupted by society. In the novel, Chillingworth is a scholar and doctor from England. Chillingworth's wife is Hester, the major character of the story. Hester was sent to the new world while Chillingworth remained behind in England to take care of business. It is in the new world that Hester commits adultery. After the doctor arrives in the new world and discoveries what has...

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