Gender Discrimination In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

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The Scarlet Letter: a story full of judgment,discrimination, and sexual stereotypes.
Since the beginning of times society has been a place ruled by men. A world where women had always been looked as an inferior race despite the gender equality there should be. If a man cheats on a women, society will blame it on her, justifying the male gender actions. In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne appoints the novel in Puritan, New England, a capricious, and strictly religious society. This story, is a perfect example of gender discrimination in which Hester Prynne is disgraced and judge for perpetrating adultery. The scarlet letter presents a gender discriminatory society in which women are portrayed as an creature guilty of every evil; where
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