Pearl, on the other hand, is the opposite, making noise, always playing, and doing what the puritan children do not typically do. This is why Hester thinks that, since Pearl is made of sin, she is not like the others. But Hester also sees the good, that it is just Pearl being an innocent child. “Heart-smitten at this bewildering and baffaling spell, that so often came between herself and her sole treasure, whom she had bought so dear, and who was all her world…” (Hawthorne, paragraph 5, ch.75). Hester sees good in pearl, who is supposed to be this sinful child, but Hester sees the good in the world, the only good thing that has happened to her.
In closing, it was not right to have a child with another man, but to take the only good thing is wrong. Hester should be able to keep Pearl, because it is her most precious possession, Pearl can defend herself and her mother, and Pearl shows Hester that there is still good in her