The Crucible Essay | Sin and Redemption in American Literature

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Sin and Redemption in American Literature

Summary: Compares the theme of sin and redemption that takes place in The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorn, The Minister's Black Veil by Nathaniel Hawthorn, The Crucible by Arthur Miller, and The Cross of Snow by Henry Longfellow.
In our lives, many mistakes are made because of wrong decisions. It is impossible to live a faultless life; guilt will always grow strong from our regrets. These regrets are from the sins that have been committed. As most people know, it is possible to return to the feeling of redemption. Redemption is returning to the pure life that was lived before it was contaminated by simple sins. Rarely does a person turn away from their sinful path to experience the extraordinary feeling of being redeemed.

A character that made a costly mistake that changed the course of her life was that of Nathaniel Hawthorn's novel the Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne. This novel was written during the Transcendentalist period. She made a great mistake, and committed a horrible sin; but something wonderful came from her mistake, a child. In this novel, Hester never truly...

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