When Chillingworth arrives in town, he is a stranger. The people know nothing about him or his studies. He proves his knowledge by picking roots, flowers and twigs using them as medicines. He speaks of famous scientists and people wonder why he has come to the colony. In the chapter “The Leech” Chillingworth’s character takes a serious change in persona.
Roger Chillingworth is speaking to Hester in this quote about how much her cheating affected him. Since the author did not give very much information about Roger before he returned to Boston, it was difficult to measure exactly how he had changed since learning of the scarlet letter. Through his previous words and actions regarding Hester and especially Reverend Dimmesdale, Roger depicts himself as a man filled with hatred and focussed on revenge. Before mentioning his old self, Roger Chillingworth told Hester about Reverend Dimmesdale’s suffering since he had become somewhat of his personal physician. Roger says that the reverend sensed “an eye was looking curiously into him,” which, undoubtedly, represents the presence of Roger Chillingworth,
Roger Chillingworth, husband of Hester Prynne leaves for two years and finds out that she had an affair with the minister Arthur Dimmesdale. Hester kept this a secret for seven years and when Roger found out about it, it changed him. In the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, he writes about how the pain changes Roger. The reader feels the most sympathy for Roger Chillingworth because of three reasons; Hester, The pain of the betrayal and how it changed Roger, and the way he views himself betrayed him.
Hester Prynne, the Worst Sinner Three different people, all with different stories but all have something in common; they’re all sinners but the question is who is the biggest sinner? In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, many characters are portrayed as sinners like Dimmesdale, Hester, and Chillingworth. But overall the biggest sinner in the story was Hester Prynne and there are many reasons for it. Obviously the reason for the scarlet letter, she was an adulteress. Hester caused many problems with people in the town including the most holy man Dimmesdale and a man that should've never been involved, Chillingworth.
Some of the worst forms of malice come from love. Abigail Williams from The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a great example of this. Abigail is a young girl who was caught practicing witchcraft in order to make John only love her. In the puritan times this would mean death. So, to combat this she calls multiple townspeople witches, saying she had seen them with the devil.
Hester Prynne, the heroine of The Scarlet Letter, commits adultery against her husband, a wealthy English businessman. Roger Chillingworth is that man, only his name isn 't Roger Chillingworth. He changes his name when he arrives in Salem and finds out that his wife has had an affair with another man: the Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale. In order to blend in inconspicuously among the people of Salem so he can locate and punish his wife 's lover, Chillingworth changes his name.
Chillingworth is given a session with Hester as a mean to calm her down. In this session, Hester states that she has wronged Chillingworth by committing adultery. Then Chillingworth states that they have both wronged each other, his being the first as he took advantage of Hester’s youth and then married her, thus creating a broken love.
Throughout the story Roger Chillingworth is increasing growing into an eviler version of himself. Since his wife cheated in him and had a child with someone else his only reason for living now is to get revenge on the man that hurt him. Therefore, Chillingworth is becoming the devilish version of himself and plays a specific role in the story, he is more degenerate than Hester and her lover, and at the end of the story he tries to redeem himself by leaving Pearl his fortune. Initially, Chillingworth plays the role of an antagonist.
Are people solely good or evil? Some others would reply yes, but Graham Greene the author of "The Destructors" would respond differently. He believes people aren 't just good or evil. The author reveals his belief through his characterization of Trevor and Blackie, along with his use of irony. The characterization of Trevor is one way the author reveals his belief that people aren 't just good or evil.
Section #8 In the novel Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury,there are mythological, biblical, and literary allusions that relate to the character Mr.Dark. The mythological allusion "Medusa" relates to Mr.Dark's petrifying gaze that he gave to Charles Halloway as seen in "Medusa gaze" "of Mr.Dark" and "swiftly reckoned with." (Bradbury,245) The author does this by creating a scene where Mr.Dark is being played by Charles Halloway into getting the boys free from a spell by patronizing him with his plan to kill the Dust Witch and shows Mr.Dark's reaction that is,giving him a terror-striking look.
Hawthorn Uses revenge to illustrate Chillingworth's decline of death. Roger Chillingworth has one main reason to get revenge and that reason is Dimmsdale, the Minister who stole his wife. Roger Chillingworth has spent 7 years of his life he will never get back just to get revenge on Dimmesdale who at the moment could care less as long as he is innocent in all of this. Chillingworth is wanting revenge more than anything in the world, His face has become as terrible looking as his soul just trying to get revenge, revenge is aging him very quickly and had caused Roger to look like a demon. Roger Chillingworth is doing everything is his power to try to get Dimmsdale to tell his big secret but Dimmesdale is doing everything is his power to keep