Chillingworth's Form Of Revenge Analysis

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Chillingworth’s form of revenge is effective. As a scientific investigator, he cold-heartedly and intellectually pursues his lab specimen, whether it be plants or living, breathing humans. From the beginning, Chillingworth makes it known that “few secrets can escape an investigator, who has opportunity and license to undertake such a quest and skill to follow it up.” Every conversation that takes place between Dimmesdale and the revenge-driven physician reveals another clue to solve Chillingworth’s puzzle. The comments that he makes when talking to Dimmesdale make the priest feel the pain for the sin he committed. The doctor even goes on as to ask rhetorically “why shouldn’t the guilty ones enjoy this unspeakable relief sooner?” Even though
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