Pride, Isolation, And Guilt In The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Hathorne has there themes that he make very apparent during The Scarlet Letter. These three themes are pride, isolation, and Guilt. When I think of these three themes and reflect on which characters he could be talking about, and it becomes crystal clear. He is talking about Hester when he talks about the first theme pride. This pride comes into play with the scarlet letter, with the A on Hester 's chest. It was supposed to be a sign of shame and outcast but Hester wears it proudly. The second theme exemplified by Hester is isolation. This is shown through her time in jail, and when she gets out of jail and is in her house and it 's only her and Pearl. “ In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvellous and merciful, that the
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