A Rhetorical Analysis Of The Scarlet Letter

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Rhetorical Analysis of The Scarlet Letter Dissenters were people who opposed the Church of England and, as a result, many branches of Christianity formed. One of the newly formed branches was known as Puritanism which had very strict guidelines and punished society accordingly. Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote The Scarlet Letter which properly shows the strict Puritan rules and how people dealt with them. In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne uses symbolism along with motifs to help demonstrate that guilt can attack different people in different ways. Hawthorne uses symbolism to help demonstrate guilt throughout the book. One of the biggest symbols in the story was the scarlet letter “A” in which Hester was sentenced to wear after she committed

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