Hawthorne's Use Of The Scaffold Symbolism

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Symbolism is a huge part of a book. It’s used to provide meaning beyond what is being described. Symbolism helps to enhance the story, to make it more interesting for the reader. That’s why Hawthorne uses symbolism. He uses it to describe the characters, the theme, the plot, the setting. If there was no symbolism it would be confusing. No one would know what the scaffold is supposed to mean. No one will know why Pearl acts as she does. Hawthorne uses these different symbols to help the reader better understand different characters and why they act as they
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