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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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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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Scarlet Letter Study Guide

Chapter 1 “The Prison Door” 1. What colony is the setting for the novel? Massachusetts Chapter 1 “The Prison Door” 2. Where in the colony does the opening chapter take place? Boston, outside the jail Chapter 1 “The Prison Door”…

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In what century is the story of Hester Prynne set? The seventeenth century What does the prison door symbolize in Ch 1 of the Scarlet Letter? Harsh Puritan mentality that separates Hester from the world. What is the irony of…

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