How Is Hester Alienated In The Scarlet Letter Shunned
Adultery. Although Hester is shunned for sinning, Hester is also alienated after committing
Adultery because the town’s people’s morals are wrong, Hester’s morals are wrong and she is shunned
For committing this sin. Hester’s thoughts and actions cause the people of the town to dislike and
Alienate her. Her morals are viewed as wrong to the community.
Hester is alienated after committing adultery because the town people’s morals are
Wrong, for shunning someone for committing a sin. After committing adultery with
Dimmesdale the town forces her to go to prison and stand on the scaffolding for the whole town
to see and mock …show more content…
Hester’s actions cause people to force her away because of her
sin, yet no one seems to realize that every one of them has sinned. Hester was well respected
and now should be outwardly shunned for committing this sin.
But if you ask yourself aren’t the townspeople’s morals and thoughts in the wrong area?
The towns’ people are the ones shunning Hester for sinning. Forcing someone away that
obviously needs help, so aren’t the townspeople alienating themselves from someone who has
her thoughts and morals in the right place? If someone is in need of help don’t leave and alienate
them because they are in need. The townspeople seem to forget that
everyone sins, some are bigger than others some are less severe but we all sin.
Hester should not be shunned for sinning yet the people of the town do. Hester is sent to
Jail and publically humiliated because of a sin. The townspeople are the ones who should be
punished for their brutality and their ignorance. Hester’s thoughts and actions are in the wrong
place according to the people yet the peoples thoughts and actions are wrong according to
Hester. Even though Hester is shunned and alienated she stays humble and