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Scarlet Letter Questions

What is the setting of The Scarlet Letter? Boston, June 1642 Nathaniel Hawthorne describes a prison, a cemetery, ugly weeds, and a wild rosebush. Explain the symbolism of each of these items. The prison represents condemned and disgraced people. The…

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Scarlet Letter – Custom House

What is a custom house? -3 years experience of author, spent time here, work and amusemet, dirrent time period -office at a port (or frontier where ships come in – dockside) where ship come in and taxes are paid based…

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The Scarlet Letter- Chapter 7

What is the title of Chapter 7? The Governor’s Hall The opening lines give us some information, what is that information? Hester is on her way to Governor Bellingham’s Mansion. She is bringing a pair of gloves to him that…

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The Scarlet Letter- Chapter 3

What is the title of Chapter Three? The Recognition Who does Hester spot in the crowd with slightly deformed shoulders such as her own? Her husband Why was her Husband in America? He had been sent here against his will,…

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