Through all of this, Hester still had the fortitude to continue on. Hester was an actual prisoner for what she had done and also a mental prisoner from the result of isolation. She is surrounded by people, but she is alone. Once she is released, Hester moves to the outskirts of the town, withdrawn from the rest of society. What is the point of living in town, when the people shun her anyways.
When also pressured even more for the child’s care, Hester pleads, “God gave her into my keeping. I will not give her up!”(Ch.). Hester turns to Dimmesdale for help, the one time in the novel where she does not stand alone. Hester is able to still take, and care for little Pearl. Through the course of the years, Pearl has gotten familiar with Hester, and having the scarlet letter on her bosom.
My father quickly went on his computer and started looking for a rental. After we packed up all our stuff my dad said” Everyone go to bed, so we can wake up fresh in the morning and get the trip started”. So, we all went to bed. I can barely sleep thinking about all the fun were going to have. After about 15 minutes everyone was sound asleep and so was I.
Hester used her sin as a lesson to her daughter to learn from your mistakes, but not to let them define who you are. Throughout all of Hester’s difficulties in life, she persisted through them and used them to better herself. Hester was bold and embellished her scarlet “A” that was forced upon her chest. Instead of wearing the letter with shame and deep regret like everyone in the town wished she would, Hester shocked everybody and instead wore it proudly without the remorse attached all the way from the prison to the scaffold in the center of the village. When Hester exited the prison, “she took the baby on her arm, and with a burning blush, yet a haughty smile, and a glance that would not be abashed” (Hawthorne 50-51).
The features that makes the myth Demeter and Persephone a fertility myth because it is used to explain the origins of the seasons. Demeter who is Persephone’s mother, is the Goddess of agriculture. This is why food and crops can’t be grown in the winter, Persephone is sent six months out of the year to be Hades wife, which is why we have a dormant growing season called winter. (1) I think if you look deeper and don’t just look at the seasons of this myth but rather the seeds and the crops. Persephone is like a seed, every year she needs to return underground, then every spring she is reborn again when she returns to the living.
Because Jason destroyed their marriage, Medea too, in a strange way destroyed the products of that marriage. In the end Medea is shown in a chariot drawn by dragons above sent by son god, in contrast Jason is shown sitting on the stairs mourning. This play has multiple endings. Euripides projected it objectively so that we understand Medea, but he left it to his audience to determine the
Two shadows cast on the palace doors. Orestes and Pylades disguise themselves as travellers who bore news. Clytemnestra came only to be told that her son Orestes has met his end. She appeared sorrowed and headed to her chamber to grieve yet offered the two strangers hospitality. News soon spread in the house until it reached Orestes’s nurse at youth—Cilissa.
Secondly, it is able. Hester lived alone with her “only treasure”, Pearl, after she came out from the jail. Everybody feel disgusted and shamed for her at distance so that Hester Prynne did not have way to get work. In the case, she started doing needlework to get enough food and did housework by herself. She didn’t feel hopeless but lived positively and also gave happiness to little Pearl.
Creon, the king of Corinth wants Medea and her children to go to Exile. "I’m afraid of you. You could hurt my daughter, even kill her. Every indication points that way. You’re wise by nature, you know evil arts, and you’re upset because your husband’s gone away from your bedroom” (794).