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Pearl: The Reminder of Hester's Sin in "The Scarlet Letter"

Summary: In "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the baby Pearl is a constant reminder of her mother Hester's adulturous sin. Pearl's actions toward the scarlet letter, such as grabbing it, served to remind Hester about her sin.
In the novel "The Scarlet Letter", Nathaniel Hawthorne made Pearl act in many ways to remind Hester of her sin. Hester committed adultery with Dimmesdale, so her punishment was to wear a scarlet letter on her chest for the rest of her life. The product of their sin, their daughter Pearl, was also her punishment. Pearl was born of sin, and the first thing she saw in her life was the scarlet letter her mother wore. Thus, she became very familiar with the scarlet letter and even had some similarities with it. The scarlet letter reminded Hester of the sin she had committed, and Pearl's purpose became the same.

Pearl herself was the second scarlet letter, that was why she always wanted to remind Hester of her sin.

"Her mother, in contriving the child's garb, had allowed the gorgeous tendencies...

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