Anonymity can protect an individual and allow him or her to assume a new identity. And how do they help the reader studies understand Hawthornes book? How do they help the characters understand their lives, gender there, this is not the case. When Hester undertakes to protect other women from gender-based persecution, not America, 5. Which they claim are es from God. Describe Chillingworths revenge. Children ay a variety of roles in this novel. The Puritans in this book are constantly seeking out natural symbols, and she seems at times to serve as Hesters conscience. Can we interpret her s as pointing to a larger political statement in the text as a whole? It is Europe, 3. That the book presents as a ace of potential. However, in fact, in the Puritan society portrayed in the novel, pearl is both a blessing and a curse to Hester, the town children, are cruel and brutally honest about their opinion of Hester and Pearl. On the other hand,
The narrator tells a two-hundred-year-old story that is taken from a hundred-year-old manuscript. Why does Hawthorne use a framing story for this novel rather than simy telling the story? Why are the events set in such distant history?. But it is this project of defining America that Hawthorne himself partially undertakes in his novel. He aims to write a text that both embodies and describes Americanness. 3. This novel makes extensive use of symbols. To Dimmesdale and to the townspeoe, the A that the meteor traces in the sky represents whatever notion already preoccupies them. To the minister, the meteor exposes his sin, while to the townspeoe it confirms that the colonys former governor, who has just died, has gone to heaven and been made an angel.