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Scarlet Letter

  • Submitted by: waterpolobear
  • on February 27, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 1,513 words

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Characterization-Dimmesdale
If thou feelest it to be for thy soul's peace, and that thy earthly punishment will thereby be made more effectual to salvation, I charge thee to speak out the name of thy fellow-sinner and fellow-sufferer! (pg20) | It is saying she should confess to who the father is so they can give him a punishment as well and not just her. |
“she will not speak!” (pg21) | Dimmesdale is sticking up for Hester. |
…”thou knowest that I was frank with thee. I felt no love, nor feigned any.” (pg27) | Hester is saying how she doesn’t have feelings or felt any feelings for Dimmedale. |
Dimmesdale shows up to the questioning of Hester and Pearl. (pg60) | He shows up to make sure she doesn’t say anything about him and he wants to make sure she is okay. |
Some declared, that, if dimmesdale were really going to die, it was cause enough that the world was not worth to be any longer trodden by his feet. (pg71) | That if dimmesdale was going to die that it means that the world doesn’t need him anymore. |
.., in all the subsequent relations betwixt him and Mr. Dimmesdale, not merely the external presence,… (pg92) | Tells the relationship between Chillingworth and Dimmesdale. |
…., Mr. Dimmesdale was overcome with a great horror of mind… (pg100) | It tells about how Dimmesdale was up on the scaffold and he was shocked because he knew why he was up there but didn’t want to say why. |
In her late singular interview with Mr. Dimmesdale, Hester Prynne was shocked at the condition to which she found the clergyman reduced.(pg111) | Hester feels that Dimmesdale has changed from the last time she had a one on one conversation. |
…had availed himself of the opportunities thus afforded for tampering with the delicate springs of dimmesdale’s nature.(pg118) | People messed with dimmesdale so he feels weird and out of place. |
Hester Prynne remained constant in her resolve to make known to Mr. Dimmesdale, at whatever risk of present pain or ulterior...

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