Examples Of Ambiguity In The Scarlet Letter

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Ambiguity occurs when an author presents an idea(or concept) which is opened to interpretation and may have various meanings and importance(or vast significance). Symbols and characters may have a different meaning for every reader, but there is no true or correct answer (there is an uncertainty)because of ambiguity. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s books are, essentially, based upon ambiguity. To reveal ambiguity within novels, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter (is the embodiment of ambiguity) has prominent examples which one may choose to interpret. Many examples of ambiguity may be identified in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.
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