If still alive, she must now have been in the flush and bloom of early womanhood” (Hawthorne 233). This is showing that Hester is glad that her child is grown up, but still wants to know what is happening with her child. All though she has to let pearl grow up, it is hard for her to let go. Even though they were in a bad situation, something good came out of it. Pearl was that something good even though Hester was reminded that she loved
The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne utilizes the scarlet letter as a symbol of punishment for Hester Prynne's sin and the ability of redemption. The scarlet "A" has many different meanings that can help and hinder the overall message. Firstly, the scarlet letter on Hester's garments symbolizes Hester's adultery and her sin in the Puritan Community, but she embroiders it with gold thread to show the possibility for beauty to emerge from her sin. She wears the letter constantly as punishment and a reminder for her sin. As the novel progresses, the letter turns Hester into an advocate for Puritan Society, because she becomes more involved in the community.
Being the legitimate symbol of the scarlet letter herself, Pearl’s biggest symbolic representation is Hester’s sin. The scarlet letter was evil, hence Pearl was also perceived as evil. The Scarlet Letter, after thorough examination, is filled with hidden symbols. This creates a sense of mystery and encourages the reader to think more about what they are reading. Throughout the novel the scarlet letter, nature, and Pearl all continue to play a huge role in symbolism.
What if the people of today were punished for all the wrong, but small actions that they did. In the Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne does an outstanding job of expressing the true of his characters. In the story adults are constrained by societal expectations. Hester Prynne, the main character of the The Scarlet Letter, is accused of adultery, and has to wear the scarlet “A” on her chest. Hester, even after her punishment and the town forgiving her, she still kept the scarlet letter “A” on her chest.
Scarlet Letter provides a clear depiction regarding the idea and a conflict resulting from combating two different perspectives, self—reliance and puritan tradition. In this depiction, Hawthorn clearly shows the significance of self-reliance and the effects coming into the existence for not following this trend throughout the novel. As we see, Hester Prynne—the protagonist of the novel—shares her own individual perspectives. Besides her commitment to an adultery sin, she courageously and independently acts; although she is in isolation, she becomes the example of beauty, happiness, strength, and creativity. Opposite to self-reliance, puritan tradition is on the other side.
Task here is to analyze the word as such when it intrudes the scenario of great novels in the literary genre. The novel which is subjected to analysis is Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. Anyways, to label Hester by such a crude word as “adulterous” would rather be insulting and so the paper tries to adhere to the term ‘passion’, which is the most gorgeous term in the dictionary. To make it clear, she had an unadulterated passion towards her “instincts”. So this paper claims her as the “grand feminine”, and her tragedy as the “Tragedy of Grand Passions”.
Determination means having or exhibiting the quality that makes a person continue trying to do something even when it is difficult, and the events that transpire throughout the novel have definitely shown that theme. Determination has aided the teenagers to do many things that they thought they were not able to do before.For example, Ellie was listening to Robyn recount her heroic effort to carry an injured Lee to safety. As Ellie is listening she thinks to herself, “Now I know Robyn’s fit, and strong, but she isn’t that strong”(Ellie 133). This is truly a remarkable feat of strength, achieved through Robyn
What if the people of today were punished for all the wrong, but small actions that they did? In The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne does an outstanding job of expressing the true of his characters’. In the story adults are constrained by societal expectations. Hester Prynne, the main character of The Scarlet Letter, is accused of adultery, and has to wear the scarlet “A” on her chest. Hester, even after her punishment and the town forgiving her, she still kept the scarlet letter “A” on her chest.
Ideas Don´t Bend by actress Uta Hagen tells of how Hagen would not be able to continue on,¨fighting the good fight¨ if it wasn´t for her inspiration. In her essay, Hagen, shows of how having true integrity to herself would not be possible if it wasn´t for the great artist and thinkers throughout time to help inspire her. These artist she had been inspired had helped her by,¨to find reason, majesty, and greatness in this world¨. Hagen goes on throughout her essay to expresses her difficulties in life including blackmail. She explains how her inspiration led her to continue on being her true self and,¨fighting the good fight¨.
What makes O-Lan the major character in The Good Earth is her control over various situations still without violating her vocal reservation. Her greatest achievement, out of her numerous collection, is the legacy she leaves behind and various examples set for her children and husband. Even though she lived a hard life of servitude, she still remained loving and never adverted away from her family. O-Lan remained selfless and loyal to her family although it is never truly appreciated until after she is gone. O-Lan’s greatest desire was to be noticed and wanted by others, especially those she slaved away most of her life to so altruistically.
-“I found god in myself & I loved her/ I loved her fiercely”(63) This quote is so strong because it means so much because people would think she found like God but she was symbolizing how she found herself, and she loved her. I find it even stronger because the lady in red was always looking for love in all the wrong places, but she had to learn to love herself before she could allow herself to love someone else. 2.