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The Scarlet Letter Important Quotes

“Before this ugly edifice…was a grass plot, much overgrown with burdock, pigweed, apple peru, and such unsightly vegetation, which had so early borne the black flower of civilized society, a prison. But on one side of the portal, and rooted…

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SO101 Chapter 6 Quiz

According to control theory, when are inner controls most effective in deterring deviant behavior?A) When we fear punishment from authorities such as parents or the court system.B) In the presence of strong attachments, commitments, and involvement with other members of…

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The Scarlet Letter, Part 1

Certain it is, that, some fifteen or twenty years after the settlement of the town, the wooden jail was already marked with weather-stains and other indications of age, which gave a yet darker aspect to its beetle-browed and gloomy front.…

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Scarlet Letter TEST Study Guide

How did Hawthorne have guilt associated with the Salem Witch Trials? He was related to one of the judges in the trials. He also changed his the spelling of his name to detach himself from this lineage. Where does the…

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The Scarlet Letter

Lastly, in lieu of these shifting scenes, came back the rude market-place of the Puritan settlement, with all the townspeople assembled and levelling their stern regards at Hester Prynne,—yes, at herself,—who stood on the scaffold of the pillory, an infant…

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