The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Essay

1363 Words Dec 30th, 2014 6 Pages
Saying goodbye could be one of the hardest experiences in our world. Either to dying friends, parents, family, loved ones, or to our past happiness, or to our future. No one could imagine the hardships some people have to deal with. But in nearly all cases, humanity moves forward, they “center”, and find clarity, peace and serenity. Even if they do, they still miss the instances of pure bliss. Human experience helps us grow and prosper, sometimes it passes on to others, like in The Scarlet Letter. The inauspicious characters in Nathaniel Hawthorne 's The Scarlet Letter, portrays the hypocrisy of the aspects of American culture. Through the image of Hester Prynne, her daughter is the product of her sin, but also her most valuable possession. A mother is considered, in Hawthorne’s time, the greatest achievement they are able to do. But Hester is deliberated as a feminine power. The men appear to be weak and thrown off. In opposition, Roger Chillingworth, is a person of revenge. He is the image of nefariority. In today’s society, many commit revenge, but not as much as him. Reverend Dimmesdale, can to be put under the label of American culture. He is a man who achieved fame in England as a theologian and then emigrated to America. Dimmesdale is intellectual, and his sermons are masterpieces of eloquence. Hypocracy strikes up when he tries to run away from his problems he created. But like all problems, they could be fixed.
The view of Hester Prynne from the townsfolk is an…

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