Essay On Anne Hutchinson Allusion

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Anne Hutchinson Allusion Hester and Anne both are similar in certain ways, while different in others. Anne comes from New England, and goes to a church in Boston. Hester lives in Boston also. In the story Anne
Hutchinson is referred to when talking about the rosebush that it outside of the prison. Anne is seen the same way through her history, while the perspective of Hester changes throughout the story. Anne was born in Alford Lincolnshire England. She was a New England midwife. Anne began to develop multiple different skills in domestic leadership, and the use of herbal medicines. Anne went to school to study conscientious dissent, and theology. She was very successful in her school work. When Anne grew up she became a midwife, and started
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Hester was punished for committing adultery. Hester was put on a pedestal in front of the whole colony. She was humiliated, and had to wear a letter A on her chest for the rest of her life. Anne was banned from her colony, and everyone looked down on her for her sin. Nathaniel Hawthorne brought Anne into the story to represent a historical figure, help foreshadow the way Hester was going to be treated throughout the story. She was brought in during the same time that Hawthorne was using the rose bush as a metaphor. “This rose-bush, by a strange chance, has been kept alive in history; but whether it had merely survived out of the stern old wilderness, so long after the fall of the gigantic pines and oaks that originally overshadowed it,—or whether, as there is fair authority for believing, it had sprung up under the footsteps of the sainted Ann Hutchinson, as she entered the prison-door.” “Nicole Masters’s Blog” Both Anne and Hester went behind the churches back, and got caught. They were punished, and got the same treatment from their colonies. They were looked down upon for their
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