Examples Of Suspense In The Scarlet Letter

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In the chapter one of the Scarlet letter, written on the 1850s, the author Nathaniel Hawthorne utilizes the tones of suspense and somber. This two tones, refer to the description of the setting Hawthorne was trying to imply, by describing it as a frightful and dark place. Not only that, but the tones can also be determined throughout the entire chapter making the story more interesting and intriguing. Hawthorne begins the chapter by deploying a third person point of view, which creates a suspense during the introduction. However, as the chapter continues the third person cannot be concluded from the fact that there are no characters being introduced to the reading. Although Hawthorne does not conclude the point of view, he initiates this passage
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