The Women's Right Movement In The Scarlet Letter

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The scarlet letter is a book written by Nathaniel Hawthorne who is an american author born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1804. Hawthorne, although not really interested in higher education, enrolled at Bowdoin College in 1821. In 1848, Hawthorne lost his job; the following year he lost his mother, but it was also the year that Hawthorne found a worn letter “A” in the attic of the old home and with it came the inspiration to write his arguably most famous novel, the scarlet letter. The scarlet letter was one of the first mass-produced books in the United States. Writing was his vocation. After several years, Nathaniel Hawthorne passed away in a certain night of 1864 as he was in his way to President Pierce’s home. “Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart!” In the 1840s, Husbands had controls over all over their wives. Women had some stuff that they were not allowed to do: The right to vote, the right to work, etc. It’s became a big issue Authors started to write about that, and among those authors, we have Nathaniel Hawthorne in the Scarlet letter which I am going to talk about. The women’s right movement has…show more content…
Nathanael Hawthorne was an American writer born in Salem, Massachusetts to a family with a long New England history. Hawthorne, although not entirely interested in higher education, enrolled at Bowdoin College in 1821. In 1848, Hawthorne lost his job; the following year he lost his mother, but it was also the year that Hawthorne found a worn letter “A” in the attic of the old home and with it came the inspiration to write his arguably most famous novel, the scarlet letter. The scarlet letter was one of the first mass-produced books in the United States. Writing was his vocation. After several years, Nathaniel Hawthorne passed away in a certain night of 1864 as he was in his way to President Pierce’s
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