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Scarlet Letter – Custom House

What is a custom house? -3 years experience of author, spent time here, work and amusemet, dirrent time period -office at a port (or frontier where ships come in – dockside) where ship come in and taxes are paid based…

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The Scarlet Letter- Chapter 7

What is the title of Chapter 7? The Governor’s Hall The opening lines give us some information, what is that information? Hester is on her way to Governor Bellingham’s Mansion. She is bringing a pair of gloves to him that…

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Scarlet Letter Questions

What is the setting of The Scarlet Letter? Boston, June 1642 Nathaniel Hawthorne describes a prison, a cemetery, ugly weeds, and a wild rosebush. Explain the symbolism of each of these items. The prison represents condemned and disgraced people. The…

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The Scarlet Letter Ch. 1-3

What colony is the setting for the novel? Massachusetts Where in the colony does the opening chapter take place? Outside the prison What two possible symbols does the rose have for the reader? Forgiveness and hope Name two crimes and…

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The Scarlet Letter chapter 2

Name 3 crimes and the punishments that the Puritans might witness. Whooping post, blaspheme, and hanging What is the relationship between the religion and law in Puritan New England? They are pretty much the same. Describe the puritan women? manly…

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