Dont Judge A Book By It's Cover Essay

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Don’t Judge a Book By It’s Cover In the novel, The Scarlet Letter written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, there is a process of how Hester’s letter A went from being adulterous to able to angel. Hester use to be seen as A sinner but as time went by Hester went through a Process that made her a better person. She helped others and was better off than if she had not confessed her sin. In the end The “A” became something more to others than just a symbol showing that she had committed a great sin. People in the town and in Hester’s life realize she is not any different than before she sinned. They learned that it is not wise to judge someone before you get to know them. It Proved to people that just because you sin does not mean you are not a righteous …show more content…
Being that there was no father figure in Pearl’s life, Hester was forced to play the role of both a mother and a father. People around her noticed this along with all the time and the service she did for others. People began to see Hester in a different light. They wondered if they had maybe misjudged her. They did not see her as an adulterous as much, although they still seemed to avoid Hester but, mostly because that is what Hester believed she deserved. The people saw Hester as a person who was able. Hester was still who she had always been, she was just seen differently by the townspeople. The people began to open up their eyes and see Hester for who she really was; A person who has sinned greatly but, is still a Human being like the rest of …show more content…
He confessed to the whole town at the place where it all began, the scaffold. He confessed that he was the father of Pearl. He also shows to the town the letter “A” supposedly engraved over his heart, before he finally died. Hester was very upset, especially but, still decided to move to Europe with Pearl. Many years later, it is said that an angelic older lady is seen going into Hester’s cottage. It had not been occupied since she had left with Pearl and now she had returned. She had left to raise Pearl and was now back to finish her punishment. But, all was well now because everyone saw her for who she had always been, an

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