Mother Nature In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

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Nathaniel Hawthorne writes The Scarlet Letter and demonstrates the controversial topic through the scarlet letter “A”, which is owned by Hester Prynne. The scarlet letter represents sin, adultery, righteousness, and able throughout the story. Besides the major theme, there is the significance of Mother Nature expresses the essential relationships between main characters, the contrast to the Puritan society, and changes in several different situations. It makes the society lightened and brought honesty back. Hester has imprisoned, and there is the rosebush on the outside of prison-door. Therefore, one of the Nature of importance is the rosebush. It is only shown in the book several times. However, it demonstrates some strong connections to the…show more content…
It is a product of water which specifically symbolizes purity, adaptability, and cleaning. The symbolization importantly connects to the relationship between Hester, Pearl, and Dimmesdale. There is a fact that the brook is the object which runs water with the evil and troubles to allow people to cleanse their sins. Therefore, in the story, it seems it is the turning point for Hester because she is finally able to throw her scarlet letter away and cleansed of her sin and punishment. However, when Pearl plays around the woodland and Hester asks to come over the brook, Pearl stays on the side of the creek which is closer to the town. This evidence signifies “this brook is the boundary between two worlds, and that thou canst never meet thy Pearl again” (Hawthorne 143). It explains the difficulty for Pearl to escape from the town since she was born in the society and follows the rule of the civilization. Moreover, Pearl insists that Hester put back the scarlet letter, even though Hester just removes it. The fact foreshadows that to gain the freedom is not as easy as Hester and Dimmesdale think. The brook also mainly expresses the division by separating the relationship of the side of them and Pearl because of the difference of their original
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