Theme Of Sin In Scarlet Letter

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Looking back on how we got sinful, how can we do sinful actions? How can we forgiven of our sins? [HK]. The Scarlet Letter is a novel that involves a particular sin human beings often commit [BRG]. In Hawthorne’s novel, Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale committed adultery and we find that their sin changed influenced their life completely [TH]. We can find about the consequences of Prynne’s and Dimmesdale’s sin as a punishment, how a sin impacted their reputation and how the society viewed them, and how Hester Prynne’s and Dimmesdale’s sin is truly forgiven by their society [OS]. One of the consequences of sin is the punishments that in human eyes it should be different depending on how bad a person committed
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Roger Chillingworth tried to examine Arthur Dimmesdale’s heart [CE7]. It said “all that guilty sorrow, hidden from the world, whose great heart would have pitied and forgiven, to be revealed to him, the Pitiless--to him, the Unforgiving!” [E7]. This evidence showed that all the guilt that has not been confessed would be felt by the person by a sorrow feeling. If the person confessed, the world would forgive him. If not, he could not receive forgiveness and will suffer because of that [R7]. Forgiveness in The Scarlet Letter between Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale present when Hester Prynne confessed the truth about Chillingworth was her husband and her other faults to Dimmesdale [CE9]. She said "I do forgive you, Hester," replied the minister at length, with a deep utterance, out of an abyss of sadness, but no anger. "I freely forgive you now. May God forgive us both” [E9]. This quote showed forgiveness has to be without anger and with serious intention on our heart. Forgiveness means we forgive and accept one’s fault and will not restate one’s fault in the future [R9]. At the time when Pearl, Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale, and Roger Chillingworth stand together and confessed, the minister relied on God for forgiveness [CE9]. The minister said "May God forgive thee!" said the minister. "Thou, too, hast deeply sinned!" [E9]. This quote showed that the minister asked God for forgiveness and believed that …show more content…
Sin has consequences that we have to deal with in our life. One of them is discipline. Discipline is needed to correct our sinful actions to the righteous way, whether it has to be a harsh discipline or a soft disciplinary action. Our reputation and how people looked at us will be influenced by our sins. We can receive forgiveness if we confess and God will forgive your sins. In The Scarlet Letter, the characters ask God for forgiveness, and God will forgive them regardless of their sins [SYN]. This novel showed adultery is a bad sin, not because it worse than other sins, but it will influence our life in bad ways. The society looked at Hester Prynne as shameful and others will eventually know her sin through the scarlet letter [RBRG]. Humans fell into sin since Adam and Eve and it will be inherited. However, God love the world that he sent Jesus to the world and suffer for our sins that we should believe that our sins were forgiven through him

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