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Theme of Isolation in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Summary: Essay examines the theme of isolation in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Through this novel, Hawthorne demonstrates how isolation results in changes of moral character. This is especially evident in the characters of Chillingsworth, Hester and Dimmesdale.
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Morality is abiding by a code of ethics of good and bad principles. Isolation changes people for better or for worse, which lets them discover their true self. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne mainly focuses on the fact that the society persecutes its people not only on unlawful behavior but morality as well. Sometimes people are more critically judged on their moral character than legal standards. Each character is repeatedly judged on his or her morality, which evolves throughout the novel. Isolation results in changes in the moral characteristics of many characters in The Scarlet Letter.

Hester Prynne commits the dreadful sin of adultery prior to the beginning of the story. That causes her to be exiled by the society. At first it seems that she must be morally weak in character, because she commits this horrible sin...

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