This view is prevalent in his novel The Scarlet Letter.
Religion plays a big part in the Scarlet Letter.
In your assignment you should consider: 1 The historical, political and cultural significance of Puritanism in America 2 Hawthorne’s links with the Puritans 3 Methods through which Hawthorne presents the theme of sin and its effects of the main characters in The Scarlet Letter 4 The views of other readers and critics of The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne’s unforgettable tale of ‘The Scarlet Letter’ takes place in the Puritan village of Boston, Massachusetts during the first half of the 17th century....
Hidden Sin in the Scarlet Letter
For Hester the symbol is clearly a literary one; she fashions the scarlet "A" to fulfill the function of telling, in one solid image, her story of sorrow and strength.
Symbolism in The Scarlet Letter;
the Puritan Community Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter seems to be created around Hawthorne's obsession with the forbidding quality of the scarlet "A", the symbol from which the novel takes its title.
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As is seen later in
the book, Chillingworth, a symbol of punishment, is intent on following
Hester and Dimmesdale to the ends of the Earth.
Hester also reattaches this letter in order to pacify Pearl, as
requested by Dimmesdale.
Scarlet Letter: Flower Symbolism by Lauren Tacderas on Prezi
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter develops the themes of sin, alienation, and love to provide valuable insights into the traditional beliefs of the Puritans and provide valuable and timeless moral insigts....