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The Scarlet Letter

Summary: Since the dreaded day, in the Scarlett Letter, when Hester Prynne was found guilty of committing a sin, she was condemned as an outcast from society. The town's people did not care for her and looked upon her as if she carried the plague. But even as they scorned and loathed her, Hester had no hatred for them in her heart.
The Scarlet Letter

Living within the strict harsh rules of the Puritans, Hester Prynne had to hold her head up high after committing the act of adultery. She was forced to wear the scarlet letter "A" on her bosom and raise her only daughter, Pearl, on her own while the townspeople of Salem scorned her. She managed to stay strong and not give into those that surrounded and insulted her. With the scarlet letter burning at her chest she found a way to keep many different strengths within her heart: wisdom, love, courage, pride, and hope. She had to be strong for herself and most of all for her child.

Living on her own in the outskirts of town, Hester carried many secrets. She felt like the scarlet letter opened up her eyes in a way that she could see into other people's sins. She was able...

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