"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
The Scarlet Letter
In Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, The Scarlet Letter, the symbols play very important factors that are used throughout the story. Hawthorne uses three scaffold scenes that are at the beginning, middle, and the end of the story. He also uses the concept of nature such as the brook, rose, and forest but the most significant symbol that is shown throughout the novel is the scarlet letter A. The letter represents different things to each of the characters and the townspeople.
In the beginning of the story, Hester is publicly humiliated at the first scaffold scene because of he…
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