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In nathaniel hawthorne's, the scarlet letter, the author uses three scaffold scenes to mark the development of hester prynne the image of hester atop the scaffolding is a metaphor for her forced solitude for her banishment from society and for the futility of her punishment. In nathaniel hawthorne's dark novel, the scarlet letter, a single sinful act ruins the lives of three people none more so than hester prynne, a young, beautiful, and dignified wo delve into the scarlet letter , nathaniel hawthorne's meditation on human alienation and its effect on the soul in this story set in seventeenth-century massachusetts. A summary of symbols in nathaniel hawthorne's the scarlet letter learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of the scarlet letter and what it means. Blydenburgh english 11 january 27, 2014 the scarlet letter in nathaniel hawthorne's the scarlet letter, nature plays a very important symbolic role hawthorne uses nature to bring the mood of a scene, to describe characters, and to link the natural elements with human nature.
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Some of the most important quotations from nathaniel hawthorne's gothic romance novel, the scarlet letter, make use of figurative language, such as pearl's observation in chapter 16 that the sunshine runs away and hides itself from her mother she goes on to say that the sun does not flee from. Hawthorne brings to bear profound and massive association of plot, character, symbol and event to converge around each one of the three scaffold scenes in the scarlet letter all the three scenes are interrelated and give a unity to the novel. Throughout the novel, the scarlet letter, the author, nathaniel hawthorne uses a few key symbols to represent major themes in the bookthe most obvious and well known, as it is in the title, is the scarlet letter hester is forced to wear. The scarlet letter by nathaniel hawthorne his important novels include fanshawe, the new adam and eve, the scarlet letter, the house of the seven gables, the. Nathaniel hawthorne uses settings in the book the scarlet letter to give added significance to important scenes in the novel one of these significant settings is the forest.
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