The Scarlett Letter: Effects Of Sin On Hester Prynne

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Effects of sin on Hester Prynne The Scarlett Letter is a great novel 1850 making Nathaniel Hawthorne one of America’s greatest writers. Although published during the mid 1800’s, The Scarlett Letter was set during the 17th century in Boston, Massachusetts. During this time, Puritans had strict religious values and harsh public punishments for the people. Due to Hawthorne’s disdain for puritans, he creates vicious gossipers to bash on one of the characters. In The Scarlett Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne creates Hester Prynne, who is affected by the sin resulting in a psychological novel. Hester’s sin of adultery affects her. The Boston community abhors Hester, including the young children who throw mud and rocks towards her. In
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