Analysis Of ' The Scarlet Letter ' Essay

1617 Words Jan 5th, 2016 7 Pages
Struggling and suffering are two actions that impact human lives. Nonetheless, some suffer more than others. It is just the unfair world which human live in. In The Scarlet Letter, the characters suffer differently. Dimmesdale, the minister and Hester’s lover suffer physically and mentally. Also, the physical and mental pain that he goes through ends his life eventually. Hester’s treasure and the product of sinful soil suffer as well. Pearl suffer emotionally, mentally, and socially. Even though she is introduced as a wild child, she still have feelings and unfortunately they are hurt. Hester endure the greatest suffering. Hester suffer heavily and greatly. She is seen as an outcast, have to wear the scarlet letter for her lifetime. Also, she have to deal with a wild child and taking care of such child is not easy to do. The minister struggle endlessly after becoming Hester’s lover. Dimmesdale have a lot of chances to admit his sin, however, he does not admit. As a result he physically harm himself, assuming it will make him feel less guilty. The minister fast and he stays up all night thinking. It affects him physically, he loses energy and grow older and sicker. His body is not able to handle all the sickness and lack of energy. Therefore, his body is quite weak. It states in The Scarlet Letter “While thus suffering under bodily disease, and gnawed and tortured by some black trouble of soul, and given over to the machinations of his deadliest enemy, the Reverend…

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